Handwritten copy of a letter from T. Sparrow, Sen. Capt. Commanding, at Camp Washington [N.C.] to Lieut. Thomas I. Norman, Morris Guards [N.C.]
Handwritten copy of a letter from Thomas Sparrow, Senior Captain Commanding at Camp Washington in Portsmouth,N.C. to Lieutenant Thomas I. Norman, Morris Guards [N.C.]. Captain Sparrow writes that by order of Brigadier General Walter Gwynn they will have a Battalion dress parade each afternoon at 6 o'clock. Capt. Sparrow asks for Lt. Norman's assistance by acting as Adjutant.
The Civil War correspondence relates the activities of Thomas Sparrow and his Washington Grays from their formation as a volunteer company in April of 1861, until their parole from a Union prison in February, 1862.more...
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