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Wilmington (N.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Lawton Mobley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1008
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection is a series of letters from Lt. Francis Lawton Mobley to his wife, Rhoda Gaskins Mobley during his time of service in the Civil War. Lt. Mobley illustrates daily camp life for his wife and reports on his general health and well-being. In most letters he reports his current location and the various ailments afflicting the men in his regiment. The most common ailments mentioned were "Brain" fever, chills, measles, mumps, and diarrhea as well as battle field wounds. ...
Dates: 1861-1916, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1862

George C. Spence family photographs and silhouettes

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS231
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook of 127 images. These snapshots are mainly of the immediate family of George C. Spence, Sr. and range in date from approximately 1870 to 1945. Subjects include George C. Spence, Sr.; his mother, Cornelia; his sisters, Eudora, Mary, and Eleanor; and his brother, Nat Spence. There are several childhood photographs of George C. Spence, Jr. and his sister Maryanne, as well as photographs of his stepmother, Elizabeth Norman Spence. The images depict the family...
Dates: Approximately 1870-1942