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  • All fields: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Transportation
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    • Letter: J. J. Young to Henry King Burgwyn, July 31, 1863

    • 1863-07-31
    • J. J. Young writes Henry K. Burgwyn about the details of his son’s death. Young explains how close he and Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. were and how badly he feels that he was not there to hear his last words. He also explains that he was unable to...
    • Young, J. J.
    • 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
    • Reminiscences: The Chatham Railroad Company, written by Kemp P. Battle

    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865
    • This reminiscence recalls the efforts to put forth to construct a railroad for the transportation of iron and coal through North Carolina during the Civil War. The Chatham Railroad Company was to build a railroad between Raleigh and the coal fields...
    • Battle, Kemp P.
    • Letter: William H. S. Burgwyn to Henry King Burgwyn, Sr., November 4, 1862

    • 1862-11-04
    • William H. S. Burgwyn gives a detailed description of the regiment’s march from north of Winchester, Va., across the Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains past Salem Va. towards Culpepper Court House. They waded the Hedgeman River [now known...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913;
    • Diary: William B. Howard, 1862-1863

    • 1862-05-04; 1862-05-01; 1862-07-01; 1862-08-01; 1862-09-01; 1862-10-01; 1862-11-01; 1862-12-01; 1863-01-01; 1863-02-01; 1863-03-01; 1863-04-01; 1863-05-01; 1863-06-27
    • This diary is part of the Williams-Womble Collection. The soldier who wrote the diary was thought to be Bry Howard, the great-great uncle of Miss Faydene Barbee, the donor of the collection. According to family tradition, Howard was killed in...
    • Howard, William B.

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