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    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Feb. 2, 1865

    • 1865-02-02
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha writes about pudding and again mentions the man named Camp who was supposed to meet her to take a package to her husband. She doesn’t expect Mooney to come back any time soon. She discusses neighborhood talk of peace...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: Robert M. Blair to Abigail Blair, Dec. 29, 1861

    • 1861-12-29
    • Blair writes to his mother and brothers. He mentions he is too big for the slips they sent him, and asks for a new pair. Most in camp are healthy, he has bought a bulldog for his brothers. He would like the family to send some cabbage heads if...
    • Blair, Robert M.
    • Western Carolinian

    • 1842-02-25
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • Chas. F. Fisher
    • 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, Dec. 25, 1864

    • 1864-12-25
    • Henry tells Ann he wishes he were home for Christmas, but they have transferred to the new ship. He talks about life back home, and the value of Confederate currency. He tells her that Sherman now holds Savannah.
    • 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.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Feb. 19, 1865

    • 1865-02-19
    • Henry tells Ann that he is on a train in retreat from Charleston. They went to James Island, but had no fight, then retreated back to NC. The troops were told to leave their clothes and belongings on the ship Indian Chief during the retreat from...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 8, 1865 [1864]

    • 1865-12-08; 1864-12-08; 1864-12-10; 1865-01-06;
    • Note: this letter is dated December 8, 1865, but Henry discusses events of Dec. 10, 1864 and of the new year, 1865. It may be that the letter was begun on Dec. 8, 1864, and finished in 1865. Henry tells Ann that he has transferred ships, but they...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Goldsboro Public Library. Reading room

    • 1930
    • The Solomon Weil House gave the library anough space to house two reading rooms, a periodical room, meeting room, stack room, and children's room.


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