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Letter from Colonel C. C. Tew to Captain Thomas Sparrow

Date: Aug. 07 1861 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fa
Letter from Colonel C. C. Tew, 2nd Regiment North Carolina State Troops at Camp Holmes near Fredericksburg, Va., to Captain Thomas Sparrow. Colonel Tew says that he would like to have Captain Sparrow's Company join his regiment as soon as possible. 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...