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    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Nov. 1, 1864

    • 1864-11-01
    • Ann tells her husband that his father has been very sick and writes about recent births and deaths. She describes the Union attack on Washington County and Plymouth, along with the sinking of the ironclad, C.S.S. Albemarle. Due to the Union...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 2, 1864

    • 1864-12-02
    • Ann reports on the crops and the farm animals, tells him how long it takes for his letters to get to her, and asks how much things should cost in Confederate money. She sent a box to Thomas but he deserted before it arrived and the box was opened...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 10, 1864

    • 1864-12-10
    • Ann writes that the baby is sick. She reports on all the local news from their friends and family, including illnesses, possible marriages, and how the crops are doing. She hasn’t been bothered by the Yankees yet although she can hear gunfire. The...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Nov. 11, 1864

    • 1864-11-11
    • Ann and the children have bad colds. She relates family news to Henry, including that “Rohadah’s” baby has died. She is worried that she is missing Henry’s letters because “…my name is spelt so different from the way I am called no one hardley noes...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 14, 1864

    • 1864-12-14
    • Ann tells Henry about the children's health – both Cornelia Ann and Mary Etter are sick. She reports on news from friends and family, including illnesses and the women who are without men to stay with them. She mentions skirmishes near Plymouth and...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 26, 1864

    • 1864-12-26
    • Ann tells Henry how she has hurt her thumb and big toe. She worries about mail delays and hopes he will still get a Christmas furlough. She gives news of the children – Mary Etter is better but still sick and Henry Cleophus is learning how to...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Jan. 9, 1865

    • 1865-01-09
    • Ann continues to be upset about the delays in the mail. She tells Henry about his daughter, Cornelia Ann, who began complaining of rheumatism before Christmas and then got so sick that by New Years she had a hard time walking. By early January the...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • Ann complains that she isn’t getting Henry’s letters due to the carelessness of the mail carriers. She has heard from Langley who says his unit is being sent to Charleston and that food supplies are scarce. Union troops are taking all of the meat...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, [Jan. 21], 1865

    • 1865-01-21
    • Date of January 21 penciled in either by author or a previous archivist. Ann tells Henry that Cornelia Ann’s illness has returned and that she doesn’t even have the strength to walk, comb her own hair or feed herself. Anne writes that she will try...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Papers of John Willis Ellis: Volume 2

    • 1964
    • Visit the North Carolina Historical Publications website to purchase hard copies of North Carolina books like this one: http://nc-historical-publications.stores.yahoo.net/
    • Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861.
    • Letter: Sarepta Revis to Daniel W. Revis, June 7, 1863

    • 1863-06-07
    • Sarepta gives Daniel a detailed account of the raid on the Staton boys. There are more deserters than militia in Henderson County. She wishes she could see Daniel again, and tells him she has moved in with her father.
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • Letter: Sarepta Revis to Daniel Revis, June 17, 1863

    • 1863-06-17
    • Sarepta writes wishing she could see him rather than communicate through letters. She wants Daniel home and is upset by the difficulties of getting letters to him. In answer to his letter urging her to pay for the letters she sends him, she says:...
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, July 5, 1864

    • 1864-07-05
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis tells Martha of being in the trenches at Petersburg – of the hot weather and the lack of sleep that has worn him down and of the dead and wounded in their company. He wanted to come home for the wheat harvest, but was...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Aug. 19, 1864

    • 1864-08-19
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha tells Francis of a recent church revival meeting where two of their children accepted Jesus. She hopes for peace. She mentions hearing about rows of deserters being tied together to be taken somewhere. She has gotten a...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Aug. 21, 1864

    • 1864-08-21
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis replies to Martha’s request that he not desert by saying that he won’t if that is what she wants but that his life is very hard right now. He dreamed about her and thought he was home until he woke up. He asks her to...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Oct. 6, 1864

    • 1864-10-06; 1864-10-07;
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha tells Francis that she and the children are sick with measles and flux. She reports on a rained out gospel meeting. She informs Francis that someone is stealing their corn and sweet potatoes. She begs him to get a...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 6, 1863

    • 1863-03-06
    • John Futch tells his wife that he received the items she sent by the captain. He didn’t send the things he wrote that he would send her by Tom Lane. He is sending her $10 through other soldiers and wants her to write to let him know whether or not...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Nov. 2, 1864

    • 1864-11-02
    • Encapsulated letter. Martha gives extensive details on their baby girl's death. Martha is still sick, but the other children are well. The mare has died, perhaps of old age. The neighbors have been very good to her during her recent troubles. Mr....
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Dec. 3, 1864

    • 1864-12-03
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis longs for home and writes about some soldiers who have been wounded or killed recently. He recaps news from Martha’s letter about Jonathan Walker, Henry Dale and her brother Thomas. He apologizes for causing trouble...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion

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