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Edward Courtney Bullock letter, 1860 October 26.

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Creator: Bullock, Edward Courtney, 1822-1861.
Collection number: 1913-z
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Abstract: Alabama lawyer, legislator, and secessionist, whose father came south from Rhode Island. Letter from N. Bullock of Bristol, R.I., to his nephew, E. C. Bullock, concerning slavery, abolitionist opinions in New England, and N. Bullock’s fear that Read more…

J. Bryan Grimes papers, 1712-1924.

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Creator: Grimes, J. Bryan (John Bryan), 1868-1923.
Collection number: 1765
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Abstract: J. Bryan Grimes of Pitt County, N.C., was a conservative leader of the Farmers’ Alliance, the Grange, and other agricultural organizations; managed the family farms in Pitt and Beaufort counties; and was North Carolina secretary of state, Read more…

Federal soldiers’ letters, 1861-1865; 1890.

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Creator: Federal soldiers’ letters.
Collection number: 3185
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Abstract: Chiefly Civil War letters from Federal soldiers throughout the South, in camps, hospitals, and prisons, to family and friends in the North. This collection is made up of unrelated Read more…

Robert Strange papers, 1837-1865.

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Creator: Strange, Robert, 1823-1877.
Collection number: 1296
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Abstract: Lawyer of Wilmington, N.C. Letters to Robert Strange, chiefly from his father, Robert Strange (1796-1854), lawyer, judge, legislator, and U.S. senator from Fayetteville, N.C. Early Read more…

John G. Devereux papers, 1791-1890.

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Creator: Devereux, John G., fl. 1856-1890.
Collection number: 2149
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Abstract: Hardware merchant and banker of New Orleans and Confederate veteran. Military and business papers of John G. Devereux, and correspondence and financial and legal papers of Stephen and J. C. Van Winkle. An account book and other Read more…

John H. Brown diary, 1862-1865.

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Creator: Brown, John H.
Collection number: 4077-z
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Abstract: John H. Brown of Marblehead, Mass., served in the 24th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. John H. Brown’s diary, which references the military campaign in eastern North Carolina, October-November 1862, and the Read more…

Eliza C. Killian papers, 1856-1866; 1880; 1886.

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Creator: Killian, Eliza C.
Collection number: 4072
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Abstract: Resident of Killian’s Mill, Lincoln County, N.C. Personal correspondence, including letters from relatives in York County. S.C., Tennessee, and Maine, concerning family and Read more…

John Lancaster Bailey papers, 1785-1874 (bulk 1806-1873).

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Creator: Bailey, John Lancaster, 1795-1877.
Collection number: 39
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Abstract: John Lancaster Bailey was a resident of Pasquotank County, N.C., then Hillsborough, and, finally, Asheville, N.C. He was a superior court judge, served in the state legislature, 1827-1830, and was a delegate to the state convention of 1835. Bailey Read more…

Eli Fogleman letters, 1836-1892.

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Creator: Fogleman, Eli, 1836-1892.
Collection number: 5279-z
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Abstract: Eli Fogleman was born in 1836, presumably near Greensboro, N.C. He married Lucy B. Staley in 1861, and on 15 August 1862 enlisted in Company K, 5th Regiment North Carolina Cavalry, C.S.A., in Guilford County, N.C. On 4 May 1863, Read more…

Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

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Creator: Whitaker, Jonathan Lewis, fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3674-z
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Abstract: Civil War letters written home by Jonathan L. Whitaker, an Orange County, N.Y., physician serving as a United States Army surgeon at a hospital at Chester, Pa., and with the 26th Read more…