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Occupation of Wilmington, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1

Scope and Contents

Includes a lengthy letter. (Item 13) dated March 28, 1865, from Catherine Douglass de Rosset Meares to her mother, relating several aspects of daily life in occupied Wilmington. Several excerpts of Capt. D. Eldridge's The Third New Hampshire, the first regiment to enter the city. It remained on duty in Wilmington until June 1865.

Dates

  • Creation: 1865

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Extent

From the Collection: 5.38 Linear Feet (Contains 10 document boxes, 2 index file cabinets, and 1 map case folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English