The Resource H. M. Ingram letters

H. M. Ingram letters

Label
H. M. Ingram letters, 1862-1863
Title
H. M. Ingram letters
Inclusive dates
1862-1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1862-1863, from Hugh M. Ingram of Company H, 43rd North Carolina Infantry to his brother Sanders Montgomery Ingram (1819-1905) of Anson County, North Carolina, discussing the camp life of the regiment, military news, family news, and social news. Ingram also notes that there is the possibility of a religious revival in the army
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Hugh M. Ingram was born about 1815 in Anson County, North Carolina, to Hugh Montgomery Ingram and Eizabeth Newberry Ingram. A farmer, Ingram enlisted in Company H, 43rd North Carolina Infantry, on 24 February 1862. He was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg. Ingram was wounded and captured by Union forces at Bethesda Church, Virginia, 30 May 1864. Ingram was confined to Old Capitol Prison and Elmira. He was released on 12 June 1865 after taking the oath of allegiance. Ingram returned to his farm in Anson County. He married Nancy Ingram on 23 May 1841, and they had at least one child who died young and one child they adopted.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
H. M. Ingram letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
5
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Raynors' Historical Collectible Auctions
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001666130
Type of unit
p.

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