Special Order No. 89


Title
Special Order No. 89
Description
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.
Date
August 09, 1861
Original Format
military records
Extent
19cm x 24cm
Local Identifier
0001-b1-fc
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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