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  • All fields: Williams-Womble Papers. State Archives of North Carolina
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    • 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, Dec. 8, 1861

    • 1861-12-08
    • George A. Williams writes to his wife that the soldiers are building houses to live in for the winter, reports on the welfare on two fellow soldiers, and talks about the cost of fish. Pvt. Williams was from Wake County and served in Co. G, 7th...
    • 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, 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 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: Richard Womble to Jacob Womble and family, May 29, 1864

    • 1864-05-29
    • Richard Womble writes his father, mother and sister. In this letter he writes of the hardships the men have had marching and fighting in the rain almost every day since the campaign has started (The Wilderness Campaign). He also mentions some of...
    • Womble, Richard
    • 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.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his children, June 17, 1864

    • 1864-06-17
    • George A. Williams writes to his children from the “Line of Battle.” He mentions that his health is not good but he is getting better, and that the soldiers are getting plenty to eat. He wants the children to write to him with any news they may...
    • Williams, George A.;
    • 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 parents, Nov. 15, 1861

    • 1861-11-15
    • In this unsigned letter, George writes to his parents informing them that he is doing fine. He also writes that most of the soldiers are steadily improving [from Typhoid Fever], but that one of the soldiers is dying.
    • 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: A. Yates, F. A. Yates, and H. B. Castle to a cousin, Oct. 8, 1864

    • 1864-10-08
    • This letter is signed by three people and it is unclear who actually wrote it. The author writes that he [or she, or they, that is also not clear in the letter] hopes his cousin will visit soon and that "...I am looking for you to day but you do...
    • Yates, F. A.; Yates, A.; Castle, H. B.;
    • 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: M. C. Womble to W. J. Williams, June 6, 1876

    • 1876-06-24
    • M. C. Womble writes to cousin W. J. Williams about how the crops are coming along, the health of the neighborhood residents, the death of a boy, and who is preaching in church next Sunday.
    • Womble, M. C.;
    • 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: Cidy Hugt to her sister Nancy Roberts, March 2, 1863

    • 1863-03-02
    • Cidy writes her sister to let her know she is on her way to visit the family. She would have come home sooner except someone (a soldier or family member perhaps, although it is unclear who it is from the letter) was coming to stay with her and she...
    • Hugt, Cidy

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