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  • All fields: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply
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    • Letter: Richard Womble to his family, March 1, 1863

    • 1863-03-01
    • Richard Womble writes his friend, father and mother. To his friend he asks that they give the letter to his mother and father. He mentions that it snowed 10 inches, and that the health of the regiment is good. To his Father he mentions other family...
    • Womble, Richard
    • 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: 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 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, 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: 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, 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 wife Mary Williams, Nov. 10, 1863

    • 1863-11-10
    • George writes to his wife that his regiment has had to fall back to the Rapidan River to the same camp they had in September. He describes a battle at Rappahanock Station and the large number of Confederate soldiers captured from General Hoke and...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Reminiscences: Jasper L. Wallace, 23rd North Carolina Infantry, Company H.

    • 1862-06-26; 1862-07-01; 1862-09-05; 1862-09-13; 1862-09-17; 1862-09-18; 1862-12-15; 1862-12-16; 1863-05-02; 1863-05-03; 1863-06-04; 1863-06-15; 1863-06-27; 1863-06-29; 1863-07-01; 1863-07-10; 1863-10-09; 1864-05-03; 1864-05-04; 1864-05-09;...
    • A brief description of the battles Jasper L. Wallace was in during his time in the Civil War from, this reminiscence covers the time from 1862-1864. Jasper was a private in the 23rd North h Carolina Infantry Company H.
    • Wallace, Jasper L.
    • Letter: Zebulon B. Vance to Jefferson Davis, November 12, 1862

    • 1862-11-12
    • Response to a letter sent by L. B. Northrop to Zebulon Baird Vance. In this letter from Gov. Vance to Jefferson Davis he “accepts the proposition of Col. Northrop” to collect supplies from Eastern North Carolina.
    • Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894
    • Letter: Catherine Ramsey to John Futch, April 18, 1863

    • 1863-04-18
    • Letter written by Martha's mother, Catherine Ramsey, to John Futch on Hotel Register paper. She tells her son-in-law that the Yankees surrounded Wright Blake and took his horse but did not capture him. Blake has returned to his company and expects...
    • Ramsey, Catherine
    • Letter: Arthur P. Putnum to Larkin and Mary C. Kendrick, June 4, 1863

    • 1863-06-04
    • Arthur Putnam, Larkin Kendrick's brother-in-law, serves in Company C of the 15th Regiment, NC Infantry. They have hard marching and little to eat. Some men in the brigade are to be shot soon. Martin Putnam received Mary Whitworth's love, and many...
    • Putnum, Arthur P.
    • Letter: Peter Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Aug. 7, 1861

    • 1861-08-07
    • Encapsulated letter. Imaging has cast glare on document due to plastic. The whole company, including Peter, has been sick, and one soldier has died of the illness. Gen. Magruder has gone to raid Newport News. Peter then reports news of the First...
    • Poteet, Peter
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, June 16, 1864

    • 1864-06-16
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha tells Francis to appeal to his captain for a furlough so he can come the first week of July to harvest the wheat crop since there are no men who will help her. The mare has been sick and may need to be killed. She has...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, April 7, 1864

    • 1864-04-07
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha tells Francis that she is sick again. She has planted sweet potatoes, and plans to plant corn next week. A thief stole horses and bacon from the Allens. All the men were ordered out of Camp Asheville and she has heard...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, June 16, 1864

    • 1864-06-16
    • Encapsulated letter. Includes cutout of the couples' new baby girl's hand on a separate piece of paper. Martha tells Francis that some of the children are sick. The corn, sweet potato, and Irish potato crops look good and Thomas is helping her...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley

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