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Box 9

 Container

Contains 12 Results:

Retreat Up River, Confederate, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 8
Identifier: Folder 8
Scope and Contents

Items describe the Confederate Fort Fisher to Wilmington and beyond.

Dates: 1865

Retreat Up River, Confederate, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 9
Identifier: Folder 9
Scope and Contents

Items describe the Confederate Fort Fisher to Wilmington and beyond.

Dates: 1865

Retreat Up River, Federal, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

Included is "In Search of my Son" (Item 14) by S.K. Wightman, who wrote about his search for his son's body at Fort Fisher, where his son was killed while serving with the N.Y.V. Also extracts of rosters of Ohio soldiers who served in the LCF

Dates: 1865

Salt Works, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 11
Identifier: Folder 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local...
Dates: 1865

Soldiers and Letters, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 12
Identifier: Folder 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local...
Dates: 1865

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: 1865

Occupation of Wilmington, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents

Several items by and about Rev. Alfred A. Watson, Rector of St. James Parish, Wilmington, NC, relating to his efforts to get the church reopened and recompensed for damages incurred by Federal troops during the occupation of Wilmington.

Dates: 1865

Occupation of Wilmington, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Rev. L.S. Burkhead's "History of the Difficulties of the Pastorate of the Front Street 1865." Some black members of the congregation demanded possession of the church property. Article contains names of black and white leaders of the church, military authorities, and other Wilmington citizens.

Dates: 1865

Occupation of Wilmington, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4

Prices, 1865

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 5
Identifier: Folder 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local...
Dates: 1865