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Letter from William W. Morrison to Major Thomas Sparrow

Date: Jan. 09 1865 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fb
Letter from William W. Morrison, Major and Chief, Subsistence Department, in Goldsboro, N.C. to Major Thomas Sparrow in Tarboro, N.C. Morrison writes about the regulations on rations for officers. Officers on furlough only get rations for the number of days it will take them to reach their destination. Morrison thinks that officers temporarily absent because of sickness or wounds are entitled to draw rations if they say it is for their own use. 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...