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51 results for North Carolina—History—Civil War, 1861-1865—Personal narratives
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Getsinger Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #172)

Collection (1828-1972) pertaining to Martin County, NC, farmer John Conrad Getsinger, Sr., (Nov. 4, 1812-Jan. 16, 1891), a native of Wurttemburg, Germany, and several of his descendants consisting of correspondence, memoranda books, a sketchbook created by Mr. Getsinger while he was a soldier (1847-1848) fighting in the Mexican War, financial records, Civil War records pertaining to Mr. Getsinger and his son John C. Getsinger, Jr., reli...

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Josiah Robert Peele Ellis Papers (Manuscript Collection #566)

Papers include photocopies of transcriptions of correspondence (1863-1864) written by Josiah Robert Peele Ellis of Wilson Co., North Carolina, to his wife Elizabeth Grimes Ellis while he was serving in Company C of the 43rd N.C. Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The letters were transcribed in 1977 by Hugh Buckner Johnston who also provided supplementary information. Also included are genealogy records for the Ellis and Hill famil...

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Henry Green Lewis Collection (Manuscript Collection #585)

Civil War era verse, a published account of the Civil War experiences of Henry Green Lewis, issues of the Semi-Weekly Raleigh Register (1854) and the North Carolina Presbyterian (1879) and a print of the Hotel Carolina in Durham, N.C.

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Lucy Cherry Crisp Papers (Manuscript Collection #154)

Papers (1794-1972) consisting of correspondence, diaries, letters, financial papers, legal papers, manuscripts, publications, speeches, notes, etc.

5.
Agnes Paton Foy Memoir (Manuscript Collection #362)

Memoir(1861-1865) including correspondence, Civil War Memoir, typescript copy.

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Nathaniel Oliver Van Nortwick Papers (Manuscript Collection #577)

Papers (1864-1866) of soldier from Pitt County who was killed in action near Petersburg, Va., during the Civil War while serving in the 33 Regiment of N.C. Troops, including correspondence, letters, especially one notifying his mother of his death.

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A. F. Williams Diary (Manuscript Collection #246)

Diary (1862) consisting of photocopies, typescript, general store account record.

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Thomas Sparrow Papers (Manuscript Collection #1)

Papers (1819-1872) of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a Washington, N.C., lawyer until the outbreak of the Civil War. He was commissioned a captain in the Confederate Army in 1861 and served at Fort Hatteras until he was taken prisoner by Union forces in August of that year. After the war he returned to Washington and represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly in 1870 and 1881. Papers include correspondence, military...

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William L. Horner Collection: Gooding Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #265-002)

Collection (1799-1897, 1913) including correspondence, 1835-1897, 1913, and financial records, 1799-1894, of New Bern, NC merchant, whose store was used by Union troops, and who was appointed Superintendent of Poor Whites for Craven County, NC.

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George Howard Papers (Manuscript Collection #197)

Papers (1831-1937) consisting of correspondence, ledgers, deeds, wills, indentures, legal papers, photographs of Spanish-American War.

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Robert C. Caldwell Collection (Manuscript Collection #845)

Papers (1854-1865) of Robert C. Caldwell, a private soldier from Cabarrus County, NC, who served in Company C., 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery during the Civil War.

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Cutchin Family Collection (Manuscript Collection #476)

Collection [1869] including correspondence, photocopies of genealogical notes, deeds, Bible records, a newspaper clipping, booklet pertaining to Cutchin family history.

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Catherine Blanche McCallum Collection (Manuscript Collection #576)

Collection (1816-1941) of Robeson County, NC farming and school teaching family, including correspondence relating to the Civil War service of several family members in the 24th Regiment of NC Troops (Ransom's Brigade), Fort Caswell, 40th Regiment of NC Troops, poems, financial records, wills, certificates, a photograph, a survey, miscellany, and clippings.

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Roberson Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #151)

Papers (1833-1920) consisting of correspondence, legal records of transfer of land, miscellaneous certificates and financial papers.

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Jesse Hill Papers (Manuscript Collection #183)

Papers (1864-1865) consisting of correspondence, issues of food and clothing, photocopies, battles. 9 items. Recd. 10/21/1971 12/16/1971