Letter from Reverend E. A. Best to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Jul. 20 1861 |
Letter from Reverend E. A. Best, Chaplain of the 7th Regiment of Volunteers, to Captain Thomas Sparrow, Commanding Port Ocracoke, N.C. about Dr. Warren and a house in camp.
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...