Letter from E. Morris, Eng. in Chief, at Fort Ockracoke [N.C.], to Capt. Sparrow, Commdg Troops at Portsmouth [N.C.]
Date: Jun. 20 1861 |
Letter from E. Morris, Engineer in Chief at Fort Ocracoke to Captain Thomas Sparrow, Commander of the troops at Portsmouth, N.C. Morris asks Sparrow to aid a schooner in landing the g Gun Carriage intended for a Battery. 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...