Letter from Thomas Simmons to Captain Thomas Sparrow
Date: Dec. 29 1861 |
Letter from Thomas Simmons to Captain Thomas Sparrow at Fort Warren in Boston. Simmons writes about the supplies the he provided for Sparrow and the other prisoners at Fort Warren.
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...