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Letter from Thomas A. Demill to Captain Thomas Sparrow

Date: Jan. 31 1862 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fb
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 send word to Boston to have his package forwarded to him if he does not receive it on February 2nd. Demill says he will be disappointed if he doesn't see Sparrow when he comes through on his way home from Boston. He also says that Sparrow will be able to buy some little things for his children while there. 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...