Letter from Annie Sparrow to Thomas Sparrow
Date: Aug. 20 1861 |
Letter from Annie Sparrow in Washington [N.C.] to her husband Thomas Sparrow. Annie says that she had to send their son George to fetch Thomas' letter for her. She thanks Thomas for something he sent to them and reminds him not to neglect writing about this business with John Stanly. Annie says that they war has been a terrible thing for everyone, north and south. She asks God to help and protect Thomas.
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...