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Copy of letter from Captain Thomas Sparrow to S. Teackle Wallis

Date: Jan. 25 1862 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fb
Copy of letter from Captain Thomas Sparrow at Fort Warren [MA] to S. Teackle Wallis at Fort Warren [MA]. Sparrow writes asking Wallis to thank his friend George Johnson of Boston for his generosity in providing supplies for the Hatteras 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. more...