Letter from C. B. Dibble to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Sep. 18 1861 |
Letter from C. B. Dibble in New York to Captain Thomas Sparrow, North Carolina Volunteers. Dibble says that he recently returned from a trip to the west. Dibble wanted to call on Sparrow at the prison, but no one is allowed to see him. Dibble says to inform him if he can do anything to increase Sparrow's personal comfort.
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...