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Letter from T. G. Wall to Captain Thomas Sparrow

Date: Feb. 01 1862 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fb
Letter from T. G. Wall in Philadelphia [PA] to Captain Thomas Sparrow during his imprisonment at Fort Warren in Boston. Wall writes that he did not answer Sparrow's last note because the thought Sparrow would be released before a letter reached him. Wall assumes there was some delay in Sparrow's release and gives Sparrow his address. 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...