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  • All fields: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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    • Letter: James J. Harris to his friend Burton, August 24, 1863

    • 1863-08-24
    • A letter from James J. Harris, Captain of Company I, 30th Regiment, North Carolina Troops, to his friend Burton. This letter written on August 24, 1863 describes the movements of his company during the Gettysburg Campaign, and his observations of...
    • Harris, James 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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;
    • 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.
    • Letter: General Thomas L. Clingman to Henry K. Burgwyn, June 25, 1864.

    • 1864-06-25
    • General Thomas Lanier Clingman writes a letter, while in the trenches around Petersburg, Va., to William H.S. Burgwyn’s father letting him know that William is an exemplary solder and he hopes that when he has recovered from his wound he will...
    • Clingman, T. L. (Thomas Lanier), 1812-1897
    • "Wearin' of the Grey written by Tar Heel"

    • 1866
    • These three pages of sheet music, "Wearin' of the Grey written by Tar Heel," were first printed in 1866. The attribution to "Tar Heel" is the first known use of the term in post-Civil War published works. The author, "Tar Heel," is obviously a...
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    • Jefferson Davis Letter

    • 1861-05-23
    • Letter from Jefferson Davis to Governor John W. Ellis, May 23, 1861
    • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.

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