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James R. Womble Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-043

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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

James Womble was a laborer in Company A, 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense troops, of the Arsenal Guard. (See North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865, Volume III Infantry, pp. 342, 347.)

Extent

1 Folder (Contains 1 folder)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Denise Vuncannon on September 24, 1985.

Digital Access

Portions of this collection have been digitized and/or are born-digital. For access to these digital materials, please browse the finding aid via the "Collection Organization" tab and select an individual file or item to see if it contains a linked digital record.

Processing Information

Originally processed by Lana Donaldson Taylor in 1988. In 2014, this manuscript collection was re-foldered and re-processed with current archival standard materials by Christine Hockaday.
Title
James R. Womble Civil War Letter
Status
Completed
Author
Lana Donaldson Taylor
Date
1988 August 8
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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