The Resource Albert M. and George W. White letters

Albert M. and George W. White letters

Label
Albert M. and George W. White letters, 1862-1864
Title
Albert M. and George W. White letters
Inclusive dates
1862-1864
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1862-1864, of Albert M. White (1836-1910) and his brother George W. White (b. ca. 1843), while they were serving with the 4th North Carolina Infantry, to their sister Margaret A. White in Iredell County, North Carolina. There are seven letters written from locations that include Orange County, Fredericksburg, Manassas Junction, and Petersburg, Virginia. Subjects include acknowledging the clothing she sent, apprehension at sending her money, their health, losses suffered during the unit's retreat at Manassas, the arrival of new recruits, guard and picket duty, skirmishes, mail delivery, the value of Confederate currency, their unit's movements, religion, and furloughs. There are typed transcriptions included
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Albert Martin White was born in Iredell County, North Carolina o 21 August 1836. He enlisted on 7 June 1861, and was mustered into the 4th North Carolina Infantry. After the war, he married Margaret Caroline Stevenson (1843-1912) on 9 August 1866. Albert M. White died on 27 August 1910 and is buried in the New Sterling ARP Church cemetery. His brother, George W. White (b. ca. 1843) enlisted on 17 December 1862, and was also mustered into the 4th North Carolina Infantry.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Albert M. and George W. White letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
22
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001578177
Type of unit
p.

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