Special Order No. 89
Date: Aug. 09 1861 |
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. more...