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    • Letter: Captain John R. Erwin to John Miller

    • 1864-05-07
    • “It is my painful duty to inform you that your son W. L. Miller was killed on the battle field this evening. A brave & gallant boy has fallen. Such is the fate of war.” Along with this letter is an excerpt from Histories of the Several...
    • Erwin, John R.; Clark, Walter, 1846-1924.;
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 13, 1864

    • 1864-11-13
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry has had a cold but is otherwise well. He gives Ann some ways she might send a letter to him; he is worried because he has not heard from her since Plymouth was taken by Union forces. He asks about some of the local...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 6, 1864

    • 1864-11-06
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry has learned that Plymouth is in Union hands. He has heard from a group of newly arrived Marines that his brother William has been discharged and his brother Langley may have been sent to the 17th regiment. He asks...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 16, 1864

    • 1864-10-16
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he is worried about yellow fever in Charleston. They have very little to do onboard the ship other than clean the deck. The crew is made of North and South Carolinians. The Yankees are shelling...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 10, 1864

    • 1864-10-10
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry Bowen writes about getting to the receiving ship where he and the other Marines will stay until the ironclad is finished. Of being a Marine he says: “…we shal go a bord of her [the ironclad] as mariens which...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 2, 1865

    • 1865-01-02
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry describes the ironclad C.S.S. Columbia which he is now on; he describes their food, sleeping arrangements, guard duty, the type of men onboard, and gives a detailed account of size, weight, and strength of the...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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, Nov. 15, 1864

    • 1864-11-15
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry has learned from Keach that the Union did not garrison in Plymouth and so his mind is eased about the mail getting through. Henry hasn’t heard from Ann’s father and suspects something might be wrong there...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 5, 1864

    • 1864-10-05
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry is near Raleigh and tells Ann that he and 40 others will be leaving for Charleston as marines. He mentions men being put in the guard house every day on their way to Richmond for the Petersburg siege. Henry ends...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 20, 1864

    • 1864-11-20
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he had a liberty and went to the market in Charleston. There is talk of peace. He doubts he will get a furlough, but he will try. He writes of not wanting to be in the war and praying that all will...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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: 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.
    • Bath tricentennial digital exhibit

    • 1705; 1706; 1707; 1708; 1709; 1710; 1711; 1712; 1713; 1714; 1715; 1716; 1717; 1718; 1719; 1720; 1721; 1722; 1723; 1724; 1725; 1726; 1727; 1728; 1729; 1730; 1731; 1732; 1733; 1734; 1735; 1736; 1737; 1738; 1739; 1740; 1741; 1742; 1743; 1744; 1745;...
    • "As Bath, North Carolina, celebrates three-hundred years since its incorporation, it is interesting to note how the town has marked its own history over the years. Little was done to preserve Bath's colonial past until the early twentieth century....
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    • Fr. Abram J. Ryan Archive

    • 1838; 1839; 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878;...
    • "Fr. Abram J. Ryan was a 19th-Century poet and priest who served as a chaplain for the Confederacy. His writings garnered increasing attention after the Civil War, gaining him the epithet "Poet-Priest of the South." Numerous editions of his...
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    • Letter: Rufus H. Page to Henry Toole Clark, August 28, 1862

    • 1862-08-28
    • "Letter certifying election returns of the gubernatorial election of 1862." This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives(http://civilwar150nc.wordpress.com/).
    • Page, Rufus H.
    • Slavery and the making of the university

    • 1793; 1794; 1795; 1796; 1797; 1798; 1799; 1800; 1801; 1802; 1803; 1804; 1805; 1806; 1807; 1808; 1809; 1810; 1811; 1812; 1813; 1814; 1815; 1816; 1817; 1818; 1819; 1820; 1821; 1822; 1823; 1824; 1825; 1826; 1827; 1828; 1829; 1830; 1831; 1832; 1833;...
    • "Slavery and the Making of the University" introduces materials that recognize and document the contributions of slaves, college servants and free persons of color primarily during the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's antebellum...
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    • Digital Durham

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900;...
    • "The Digital Durham website offers students, teachers, and researchers a range of primary sources with which they can investigate the economic, social, cultural, and political history of a post-bellum southern community. Letters from mothers to...
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