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Letter from Assistant Adjutant General R. H. Riddick to Captain Thomas Sparrow

Date: May. 10 1861 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fa
Letter from Assistant Adjutant General R. H. Riddick at the Adjutant General's Office in Raleigh, N.C. to Captain Thomas Sparrow in Washington, N.C. directing Sparrow and his company to report to the commanding officer in Ocracoke for July. 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. From the papers of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a lawyer from Washington, N.C. who fought in the Civil War and later represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly. more...