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  • All fields: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects
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    • Diary: George Burgwin Johnston, May 19, 1862 - September 15, 1862

    • 1862-05-19; 1862-05-20; 1862-05-21; 1862-05-22; 1862-05-23; 1862-05-24; 1862-05-25; 1862-05-26; 1862-05-27; 1862-05-28; 1862-05-29; 1862-05-30; 1862-05-31; 1862-06; 1862-07; 1862-08; 1862-09-01; 1862-09-02; 1862-09-03; 1862-09-03; 1862-09-04;...
    • The diary of George Burgwin Johnston, born 1840 in Edenton, son of Reverend Samuel Iredell Johnston and Margaret Burgwin of the Hermitage near Wilmington; valedictorian of his class of 1859, University of North Carolina; married Ann Taylor Johnson,...
    • Johnston, George Burgwin
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Sept. 25, 1864

    • 1864-09-25
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis writes Martha from the hospital where his side, hips, and knees are recovering. He has not drawn any money, and hopes Martha can get by on what she has. He again celebrates his children joining the church. He asks for...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Aug. 19, 1864

    • 1864-08-19
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha tells Francis of a recent church revival meeting where two of their children accepted Jesus. She hopes for peace. She mentions hearing about rows of deserters being tied together to be taken somewhere. She has gotten a...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Diary: Melinda Ray, 1861-1865.

    • 1763; 1762; 1778; 1809; 1950; 1861-08; 1861-09; 1861-10; 1861-11; 1861-12; 1862-01-12; 1862-01-25; 1862-02-12; 1862-03-01; 1862-04-02; 1862-04-16; 1862-05-17; 1862-06-23; 1862-06-28; 1862-07-23; 1862-08-01; 1862-08-02; 1862-08-28; 1862-09-03;...
    • A typed copy the diary of Melinda Ray, this diary gives a young girl perspective of life in Fayetteville North Carolina during the Civil War.
    • Ray, Melinda
    • Letter: Thomas L. Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 20, 1864

    • 1864-09-20
    • Letter very faded. Thomas writes his brother Larkin detailing Wade Hampton's beefsteak raid across Union lines in Sept. 1864 which gained the South over 2,500 cattle and 300 prisoners. He then talks of the religious feeling in the company.
    • Kendrick, Thomas L.
    • 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, Aug. 21, 1864

    • 1864-08-21
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis replies to Martha’s request that he not desert by saying that he won’t if that is what she wants but that his life is very hard right now. He dreamed about her and thought he was home until he woke up. He asks her to...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Diary: William H. S. Burgwyn Diary, January 1864-September 1864

    • 1864-01-01; 1864-02-01; 1864-03-01; 1864-04-01; 1864-05-01; 1864-06-01; 1864-07-01; 1864-08-01; 1864-09-01
    • This is the third diary of William H. S. Burgwyn he kept daily records of his life in General Thomas Clingmans Brigade from January 21, 1864 thru September 29, 1864. This diary recounts his obligations as a member of General Clingmans staff, his...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913
    • Diary of both sides: Sergeant Henry Brantingham and Captain William H. S. Burgwyn's Diary

    • 1863-03-29; 1863-04-01; 1863-05-01; 1863-06-01; 1863-07-01; 1863-08-01; 1863-09-01; 1863-10-01; 1863-11-01; 1863-12-01; 1863-01-01
    • This diary first belonged to Sergeant Henry Brantingham, Company C, 28th New Jersey Infantry, who was killed on December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg. The diary was then found and used by William H. S. Burgwyn from March 29, 1863 thru January 20,...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913; Brantingham, Henry;
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 20, 1864

    • 1864-11-20
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he had a liberty and went to the market in Charleston. There is talk of peace. He doubts he will get a furlough, but he will try. He writes of not wanting to be in the war and praying that all will...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Nov. 2, 1864

    • 1864-11-02
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha gives extensive details on their baby girl's death. Martha is still sick, but the other children are well. The mare has died, perhaps of old age. The neighbors have been very good to her during her recent troubles. Mr....
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, May 28, 1863

    • 1863-05-28
    • John Futch writes to his wife that his brother Charley isn’t well. He mentions the names of a few soldiers who have died in the hospital and others who have left for home. He has drawn money and can now buy things again. They still don’t get enough...
    • Futch, John
    • 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: Thomas L. Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 1, 1864

    • 1864-09-01
    • Sgt. Thomas Kendrick of the 37th Regt. NC Infantry writes his brother Larkin describing the battles he has been in during the Petersburg campaign. In particular he describes the Battle at Fussell's Mill on Aug. 16, 1864 where Capt. Ragin was...
    • Kendrick, Thomas L.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 13, 1864

    • 1864-11-13
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry has had a cold but is otherwise well. He gives Ann some ways she might send a letter to him; he is worried because he has not heard from her since Plymouth was taken by Union forces. He asks about some of the local...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Nov. 22, 1863

    • 1863-11-22
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis has a cold and a cough. He longs to be home to go to church with his wife, read his Bible, and go wherever he wants. He is still thinking of deserting despite Martha telling him not to do so. There has been artillery...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion

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