Letter from Bryan Grimes to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Jun. 23 1861 |
Letter from Major Bryan Grimes in New Bern, N.C. to Captain Thomas Sparrow about Sparrow's command joining the 4th NC Infantry Regiment under Colonel George Anderson. 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...