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    • Tar heel junior historian

    • 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991
    • Vols. 1-30
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, March 26, 1863

    • 1863-03-26
    • Martha has heard that her husband was involved in a fierce battle near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and she writes to say that she is worried about him. She begs him to write her the latest news to let her know he is alright. She asks if he got the...
    • Futch, Martha
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, March 29, 1863

    • 1863-03-29
    • Martha Futch writes to tell her husband that she has heard that he has not yet gone before the board of doctors and she wants him to do so soon so that he can come home. She says that if he wanted to see her as badly as she wants to see him then he...
    • Futch, Martha
    • Letter: Catherine Ramsey to John Futch, April 18, 1863

    • 1863-04-18
    • Letter written by Martha's mother, Catherine Ramsey, to John Futch on Hotel Register paper. She tells her son-in-law that the Yankees surrounded Wright Blake and took his horse but did not capture him. Blake has returned to his company and expects...
    • Ramsey, Catherine
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1887-07-21
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • [J. J. Bruner and T. K. Bruner]
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, Nov. 2, 1861

    • 1861-11-02
    • John misses his wife very much and wishes to see her. He also mentions that his regiment is staying in quarters and that the food is always the same. He lists the types of foods he wishes he could eat.
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick To Mary C. Kendrick, Jan. 20, 1862

    • 1862-01-20
    • Larkin is sorry Mary has had difficulty with a neighbor looking for the payment of money. He had to bury a fellow soldier. He ends with a colorful description of his longing to see them, using imagery from nature and religion. A postscript tells...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, Feb. 19, 1863

    • 1863-02-19
    • Martha worries about her husband's health. She has seen his captain and he says that if John continues to be so ill, he will be discharged. Martha asked his captain about the possibility of her going back with him to check on John, but he advised...
    • Futch, Martha
    • Letter: Catherine Ramsay to John Futch, March 29, 1863

    • 1863-03-29
    • Catherine (Martha's mother) has heard that the 59th regiment has been involved in a battle in New Bern and tells John about other war news. She is worried about John's involvement in a recent fight near Fredericksburg. She talks about the price of...
    • Ramsey, Catherine
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, April 14, 1863

    • 1863-04-14
    • Martha tells her husband she is worried about him because she has heard his regiment will move soon. She plans on traveling to Wilmington on Tuesday to get shoes, although she hates to spend the money. After she returns she plans to try to visit...
    • Futch, Martha
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, Feb. 22, 1863

    • 1863-02-22
    • Martha writes that she is sorry to hear that her husband has been sick and wishes she could see him. She hears that he is coming home soon but that he doesn’t know how. While she wishes that were true, she fears it won’t be. She tells him that if...
    • Futch, Martha
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, March 5, 1862

    • 1862-03-05
    • Martha sends news that members of her extended family have the measles. Martha also sends greetings from the family to John and Charley and writes that her mother is sending butter to them both. Martha writes that she misses John, thinks about him...
    • Futch, Martha
    • Letter: Martha Futch to John Futch, March 20, 1862

    • 1862-03-20
    • Martha writes that she has not gotten a letter from her husband in a long time and that she wishes to see him very much. She has heard that there is fighting at New Bern. She says she has heard he does not have enough food and is worried about him,...
    • Futch, Martha


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