Contains 135 Results:
Request signed by 84 members of the General Assembly and 5 Richmond citizens that he recite again as they failed to hear delivered.
James [Barron Hope],Weldon, North Carolina, to his wife Annie and his mother, soon after leaving home, 4 June 1861
James [Barron Hope],Richmond, to his wife Annie Barron Hope, Warrenton, [North Carolina], and his children Annie and Jane, 6 June 1861
Everyone in good spirits in the Capital [Richmond]; 20,000 men in the army in Virginia and is daily increasing; 8,000 in the York region.
Scope and Contents Letter discusses the Yankee's loss of 525 at Bethel to Confederate. 1 killed and 7 wounded; Magruder commanded, Col. Hill praised for "cool valor"; flight of a Zouave Regiment.
James [Barron Hope]to Mrs. James Barron Hope, care of J. Wilcox, Warrenton, North Carolina, [20 June 1861]
Mrs. Jane A. Hope, Warrenton, [North Carolina], to her son James [Barron Hope],and his wife Annie to her husband [James Barron Hope], 20 June 1861
Letter discusses life in their retreat, including "a great annoyance...Julia is not in a condition to nurse the children much longer...."
Letter concerns the Yankees in town; reference to letter sent to Annie Hope. Endorsement on cover, address to Mrs. James Barron Hope, Warrenton, North Carolina.
Application for paymaster's position, until then he is in the Wythe rifles; parents behind the Federal lines who have been forced to take oath of loyalty.