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Scope and Contents This collection contains the biographical documents, familiy histories, diaries, works of poetry, genealogical lists, and photographs of the Ashe family of North Carolina. Most of the materials in this collection consist of photocopies or typed transcripts, but it does contain original diaries, letters, and photographs.The original diaries were written by Henrietta Perkins and Sarah Anne Ashe during the late 1840s and early 1850s. Sarah's diary focused on the tragedies of travelling...
Dates: 1672-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1852-1887
Scope and Contents Papers of the Dr. T. F. Wood family of Wilmington, NC. Includes Dr. Woods's Civil War recollections, correspondence, writings of Dr. Edward Jenner Wood, and genealogy of the Wood family.
Scope and Contents Thirteen xerographic copies of letters sent to James and Elizabeth Gore High of Whiteville, North Carolina are contained in this collection. The letters were sent to them by their sons Daniel Pinckney High (known as D.P. or Pink), John H. High, and William J. High during the Civil War. James High also received letters from family friends, William H. Best and William R. Richardson, both of Whiteville.
Dates: 1861-1865 (photocopies)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter written by James R. Womble, a Confederate soldier, to his father, Thomas Womble. Womble was a laborer in Company A, 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense troops, of the Arsenal Guard. His letter is dated January 20, 1865. It was written from the City Courthouse of Wilmington and describes the fall of Fort Fisher.
Dates: 1865 January 20
Overview Letter to Mrs. C.A. Council from her unnamed brother dated 17 February 1862. In the letter, Council's brother describes the location where his regiment is stationed during the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 February 17 (photocopy)
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by Thomas J. Armstrong's son, Edward Hall Armstrong, during the Civil War. Also included are: a photograph of Edward, his officer commissions, and his book on military tactics, eulogies for Edward by various persons, a letter from Edward's body servant--an enslaved person named Moses, and miscellaneous letters and documents from other family members, including Thomas's boyhood reminiscences, a receipt for sale of an enslaved person, and a...
- Families -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort) -- Capture, 1865 1
- North Carolina--Genealogy 1
- North Carolina--History, local 1
- Physicians -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Physicians -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
- Religion 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) 1
- correspondence 1
- photocopies 1 ∧ less
- Armstrong, Edward Hall, 1841-1864 1
- Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 1
- Ashe, John Baptista, -1734 1
- Ashe, Samuel A. (Samuel A'Court), 1840-1938 1
- Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813 1
- Ashe, William Shepperd, 1814-1862 1
- Best, William H. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th 1
- High, Daniel Pinkney, 1843-1912 1
- High, James, 1808-1876 1
- High, John Homer 1
- High, William J., 1842-1862 1
- McCarthy, Gerald, 1858-1915 1
- Richardson, William R., 1823-1895 1
- Womble, James R. 1
- Womble, Thomas 1
- Wood, Edward J. (Edward Jenner), 1878-1928 1
- Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 1 ∧ less