March 29, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.75 cubic feet; This collection includes many letters written during the Civil War between Dr. Charles James O'Hagan, an Irish immigrant who settled in Pitt County, North Carolina, and served in the North Carolina State Troops as a physician, and his wife Eliza, their daughters and friends of the family. Also included are letters (1840s) from family in Ireland and testamonials written to help Dr. O'Hagan find employment; letters written in the 1870s and 1880s; and letters, photographs, and obituaries concerning the related Laughinghouse and Grimes families of Pitt County, N.C. Purchased from William G. O'Quinn with Manuscript Collection Endowment funds.
Purchased from William G. O'Quinn
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Charles J. O'Hagan Papers (#1274), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA