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    • Letter: Francis M. Medlin to Mary Williams, Oct. 1, 1863

    • 1863-10-01
    • Francis Medlin writes to his sister, Mary Williams, to let her know he is fine but has not seen her husband George in a long time because the regiments are moving. He wishes she and his wife could visit him, stating that the women had written in...
    • Medlin, Francis M.
    • Letter: Arthur Bluethenthal to Davey and Arthur, Jan. 27, 1917

    • 1917-01-27
    • A typed mimeographed copy of a letter written by Arthur Bluethenthal to friends about his time in France, "Solonique" (most likely Thessaloniki/Salonica/Salonika, Greece), and Albania while serving in the ambulance field service. Arthur...
    • Bluethenthal, Arthur, 1891-1918;
    • Letter: [George A. Williams] to his parents, Nov. 15, 1861

    • 1861-11-15
    • In this unsigned letter, George writes to his parents informing them that he is doing fine. He also writes that most of the soldiers are steadily improving [from Typhoid Fever], but that one of the soldiers is dying.
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, Dec. 8, 1861

    • 1861-12-08
    • George A. Williams writes to his wife that the soldiers are building houses to live in for the winter, reports on the welfare on two fellow soldiers, and talks about the cost of fish. Pvt. Williams was from Wake County and served in Co. G, 7th...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, April 9, 1862

    • 1862-04-09
    • George A Williams asks his wife to leave to visit him as soon as she gets his letter and to either travel with Brinkley Hopson's wife if she has not yet left or to bring George Blick's sister with her. He asks her to bring eggs, whiskey, and...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his children, June 17, 1864

    • 1864-06-17
    • George A. Williams writes to his children from the “Line of Battle.” He mentions that his health is not good but he is getting better, and that the soldiers are getting plenty to eat. He wants the children to write to him with any news they may...
    • Williams, George A.;
    • Letter: W. Z. James to his sister Mary Williams, Sept. 16, 1863

    • 1863-09-16
    • Mary’s brother writes that he is currently near Kirkland Bridge and that there has been fighting there for the past few days. He mentions that he saw George recently and he was well. W.Z. James thinks that the Union troops are gone, but many of...
    • James, W. Z.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, Oct. 3, 1863

    • 1863-10-03
    • George A. Williams writes a letter to his wife to say that he is happy that her health has improved. He answers her question in regards to the cattle and feels it would be best to keep them for the food if she does need to sell them. He advises...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter from Joseph Adolphus Engelhard, August 28, 1864

    • 1864-08-28
    • This Civil War letter, dated August 28, 1864, is signed by Major Jos[eph] A. Engelhard and addressed to "Friend Ruf." In the letter, Major Engelhard describes the successful Battle of Ream's Station (Dinwiddie County, Virginia) as a "'Tar Heel'...
    • Engelhard, Joseph Adolphus.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, Dec. 6, 1863

    • 1863-12-06
    • George writes his wife lets her know that he has received her letters but still has not received the box she sent. He is sorry to hear she is still so ill. He wants to see the children but is unsure when that may be; due to the way furloughs are...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, Oct. 23, 1863

    • 1863-10-23
    • George A. Williams tells his wife that he is sorry to hear her health is bad wishes he could be there to help her. He writes of the movements of his brigade from October 9th through the 11th and the skirmishes that took place between the...
    • Williams, George A.;
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his family, April 5, 1864

    • 1864-04-05
    • George A. Williams writes to his father, mother and "children" to let them know he has made it back to camp safely. He writes that the “boys” seem to be doing fine. The weather has been very cold, it has rained and snowed for many days. He is...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, July 24, 1862

    • 1862-07-24
    • George writes to his wife that he wants her to write him; he has not received any letters from her. He also tells her his health has been poor but he hopes to be getting better. He would like to send her some money but has none to spare at this...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: Richard Womble to Jacob Womble and family, May 29, 1864

    • 1864-05-29
    • Richard Womble writes his father, mother and sister. In this letter he writes of the hardships the men have had marching and fighting in the rain almost every day since the campaign has started (The Wilderness Campaign). He also mentions some of...
    • Womble, Richard
    • Letter: James W. Alston to H. H. Brimley, Sept. 3, 1918

    • 1918-09-03
    • Letter written by James W. Alston to H. H. Brimley, September 3, 1918. James William Alston was a 1st Lieutenant in the 372nd Infantry during World War I. Alston was born in Wake County on January 16, 1876. In about 1907 he started working as a...
    • Alston, James W., 1876-1940;

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