Letter from Burgwyn Maitland to Captain Thomas Sparrow


Title
Letter from Burgwyn Maitland to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Description
Letter from Burgwyn Maitland in Baltimore [MD] to Captain Thomas Sparrow of Washington N.C. Grays at Fort Columbus, N.Y. Maitland writes a thank you for a letter he received from Sparrow. He also offers any assistance he can to his friends who are prisoners. 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.
Date
October 10, 1861
Original Format
letters
Extent
12cm x 20cm
Local Identifier
0001-b1-fa
Creator(s)
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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