Letter from M. M. Hoyt to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: May. 22 1861 |
Letter from M. M. Hoyt, President of the "Military Serving Society" in Washington, N.C. to Captain Thomas Sparrow about sending clothing for the men in Sparrow's company. 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...