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  • All fields: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply
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    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 2, 1865

    • 1865-01-02
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry describes the ironclad C.S.S. Columbia which he is now on; he describes their food, sleeping arrangements, guard duty, the type of men onboard, and gives a detailed account of size, weight, and strength of the...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 15, 1864

    • 1864-12-15
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry gives advice about what needs to be done on the farm, and describes life on board the ship. He mentions the excitement around Sherman's march again. He talks about how the doctor is treating his head.
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 5, 1864

    • 1864-10-05
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry is near Raleigh and tells Ann that he and 40 others will be leaving for Charleston as marines. He mentions men being put in the guard house every day on their way to Richmond for the Petersburg siege. Henry ends...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 4, 1864

    • 1864-12-04
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he has plenty of clothes, and plenty to eat. He will try for a furlough. He asks his parents to write. Henry hears conflicting news, but believes Sherman has burned Chattanooga and is headed for the...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that the ironclad C.S.S. Columbia ran aground and that he is back on a steamer. Most of the crew for the ship has been sent to Richmond, Va. He asks about the situation at home, and gives instructions...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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: Michael Brown to Zebulon B. Vance, March 18, 1863

    • 1863-03-18
    • A letter from Michael Brown to Governor Vance concerning the raid on his store by local women demanding his flour. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was...
    • Brown, Michael
    • Letter: Salisbury Women to Zebulon B. Vance, March 21, 1863

    • 1863-03-21
    • A letter from the women involved in the Salisbury Bread Riots to Governor Vance explaining their actions. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of...
    • Moore, Mary C.
    • "A Female Raid" from the Carolina Watchman, March 23, 1863

    • 1863-03-23
    • A newspaper article discussing the issues behind the Salisbury Bread Riot. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of the monthly documents on the...
    • Bruner, J. J.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • Ann complains that she isn’t getting Henry’s letters due to the carelessness of the mail carriers. She has heard from Langley who says his unit is being sent to Charleston and that food supplies are scarce. Union troops are taking all of the meat...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 10, 1864

    • 1864-12-10
    • Ann writes that the baby is sick. She reports on all the local news from their friends and family, including illnesses, possible marriages, and how the crops are doing. She hasn’t been bothered by the Yankees yet although she can hear gunfire. The...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • 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: Charles F. [Charley] Futch to John Futch, Sept. 1, 1861

    • 1861-09-01
    • Charles writes that their current location on the Potomac River is very near the Yankees. He hopes the war will end soon so that he can come home. He asks his brother to tell him the news from home, "...how all of the girls is a getting a long..."...
    • Futch, Charles F. [Charley]
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, March 17, 1864

    • 1864-03-17
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis is still in the guard house. He tells Martha he had to sell his razor and coat to get something to eat, so the food packages she sends are great blessings. He describes the procedure for how packages are handled once...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Dec. 31, 1864

    • 1864-12-31
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis longs for home and asks for prayers from friends and family for him and the other men. He wonders whether conditions are worse at home or where he is now. They are getting "crackers" for rations now, with meat coming...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Dec. 3, 1864

    • 1864-12-03
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis longs for home and writes about some soldiers who have been wounded or killed recently. He recaps news from Martha’s letter about Jonathan Walker, Henry Dale and her brother Thomas. He apologizes for causing trouble...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion

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