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  • Subject: food cookery kitchen cooking culinary recipes (and)
  • Date: 1799-1900
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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: John Futch to Martha Futch, May 21, 1863

    • 1863-05-21
    • John writes to his wife that since he last wrote her the regiment has marched for two days and he is weary from the traveling. He thinks they will not stay where they are for long. They are getting very good rations now. He also sends word of where...
    • Futch, John
    • 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: William H. S. Burgwyn to Anna Greenough Burgwyn, November 17, 1862

    • 1862-11-17
    • William H. S. Burgwyn writes his mother to let her know he has received a gift of blankets from his Uncle Thomas Pollock Burgwyn for himself and his men. He also explains the state of his clothing and hopes to receive some new warmer ones from her...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913;
    • Letter: Arthur P. Putnam to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 5, 1864

    • 1864-09-05
    • Arthur Putnam writes Larkin telling him how his unit has dug holes and ditches around Petersburg to hide in during artillery fire, as well as store food in. He lists the prices of food items near Petersburg.
    • Putnam, Arthur P.; Putnum, Arthur P.;
    • 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....
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 4, 1864

    • 1864-12-04
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he has plenty of clothes, and plenty to eat. He will try for a furlough. He asks his parents to write. Henry hears conflicting news, but believes Sherman has burned Chattanooga and is headed for the...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Mary C. Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Aug. 20, 1863

    • 1863-08-20
    • Larkin is back at the hospital. Mary received a letter from Larkin with $15 in it. She wants to know if he sold the bonnet truck, and if they have examined his wounded arm so that he can be discharged. Food prices are rising. Arthur is getting...
    • Kendrick, Mary C.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Oct. 26, 1864

    • 1864-10-26
    • Ann tells Henry of the harvest, the sowing of the wheat, and what prices she hopes to sell various crops for. She tells news of the some of men from town who are serving in Virginia and reports that mail sent to Virginia was already opened when it...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Martha Hendley Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, June 16, 1864

    • 1864-06-16
    • Encapsulated letter. Includes cutout of the couples' new baby girl's hand on a separate piece of paper. Martha tells Francis that some of the children are sick. The corn, sweet potato, and Irish potato crops look good and Thomas is helping her...
    • Poteet, Martha Hendley
    • Letter: John Futch to Matha Futch, April 3, 1863

    • 1863-04-03
    • John Futch writes that provisions are low and that if he gets to North Carolina, his wife should bring him food. He thinks there will be likely be starvation in camp soon. He also asks his wife about her planting. He got the letter she sent by his...
    • Futch, John
    • 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: Peter Poteet to Francis Marion Poteet, Aug. 7, 1861

    • 1861-08-07
    • Encapsulated letter. Imaging has cast glare on document due to plastic. The whole company, including Peter, has been sick, and one soldier has died of the illness. Gen. Magruder has gone to raid Newport News. Peter then reports news of the First...
    • Poteet, Peter
    • 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: Salisbury Women to Zebulon B. Vance, March 21, 1863

    • 1863-03-21
    • A letter from the women involved in the Salisbury Bread Riots to Governor Vance explaining their actions. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of...
    • Moore, Mary C.

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