Letter from Thomas A. Demill to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Oct. 02 1861 |
Letter written from Thomas A. Demill, New York, to Captain Thomas Sparrow. Demill lists the clothes and supplies that will be sent to the prisoners from Sparrow's Company.
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...