Letter from J. P. Dillingham to Captain W. W. Pierce
Date: Aug. 03 1861 |
Letter from J. P. Dillingham, A. Q. M., 2nd N.C. Regiment State Troops, at Camp Holmes near Raleigh, N.C. to Captain W. W. Pierce, Ordnance Offices, Weldon, N.C. Dillingham tells Captain Pierce to deliver 100 muskets of 1842 to Captain Thomas Sparrow.
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...