Special Order No. 89

Special Order No. 89
Special Order No. 89 from R. R. Collier A.D.C. for Brigadier General Walter Gwynn, Portsmouth N.C., August 9, 1861. The order grants Captain Thomas Sparrow a leave of absence from the 12th to the 17th. The Civil War papers relate to the activities of Captain 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.
August 09, 1861
Original Format
military records
19cm x 24cm
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Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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