Tag Archives: Boykin’s Rangers

3 December 1861: “he having received a Furlough from the 3rd day of Dec to the 1st day of January at which period he will rejoin his company at /near Centreville or wherever it is they may be or be considered a deserter”

Image description: Application for Furlough for H.E. Duncan, from Captain Boykin’s Independent Mounted Company of Rangers, 3 December 1861. Item citation: From the Boykin Family Papers, #78, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Item … Continue reading

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3 November 1861: “these elections must be conducted if practicable, or as far as possible, in exact conformity with the rules established for such elections by the local authorities.”

Item description: General Order No. 70, dated 3 November 1861, about filling vacancies among commissioned officers. Item citation: From folder 20 of the Boykin Family Papers (#78), Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. … Continue reading

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