Letter from Thomas A. Demill to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Dec. 19 1861 |
Letter from Thomas A. Demill in New York to Captain Thomas Sparrow during his imprisonment at Fort Warren in Boston. Demill writes that Sparrow should get the packages he shipped to Boston soon. Demill also discusses the possibility of Sparrow's release and hopes that he can return to his family soon.
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...