Letter from Thomas Simmons to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Nov. 11 1861 |
Letter from Thomas Simmons in Boston to Captain Thomas Sparrow at Fort Warren. Simmons writes discussing Sparrow's time as a prisoner of war at Fort Warren in Boston.
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.