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Letter from Dr. Edward Warren to Captain Thomas Sparrow

Date: Jul. 20 1861 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fa
Letter from Edward Warren MD, Surgeon at Portsmouth, N.C. to Captain Thomas Sparrow at Camp Washington. H.A. Gilliam, James J. Leith, G.W. Johnston, and T.H. Sharp, Commanding companies at this Post. Dr. Warren writes that he has made the hospital ready for accommodating the sick. 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...