Contains 135 Results:
Commission of Capt. Jas. Barron Hope as "Assistant Quartermaster's Captain" in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, 18 November 1862
Receipt for bond for Capt. James Barron Hope as Asst. Quartermaster, signed R. G. H. Kean, Chief of Bureau of War, C. S. A., Richmond, Virginia, 16 January 1863
S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy, C. S. A. to Capt. James Barron Hope, A. Q. M., Richmond, 27 April 1863
Letter concerns the effect of Yankee fire on Fort Sumter; of the fire of "Ironsides," "Monitor," etc.; Charleston will be lost if the second line of James Island is not held.
"Papa" James [Barron Hope]to Mrs. James Barron Hope, Pine Hall, Stokes County, North Carolina, [10 August 1863]
Letter concerns fever that is spreading on Mr. A's plantation, where his family is staying-need to move them; Genl. L[awton]is from Georgia, a gentleman of intelligence, successor to Myers; an official letter that is " Very cheerfulabout Charleston."
Letter concerns strike in the city Post Office, so letters should be sent in a packet by Express; fall of Sumter, betterworks lay behind; "new chief."
Scope and Contents Letter concerns box from Bermuda with cotton, soap, etc.; cake sent from Richmond to his family. Result in Tennessee very grand, "son they think here"; Rosecranz in a difficult position-- "it will puzzle the Yankees to reinforce him."
Orders for Capt. James Barron Hope to report to Greensboro, North Carolina, to Maj. Chisman, 10 October 1863
Letter concerns slight sickness and his old wound from his duel; the falling back of Southern forces shortens their lines, brings the enemy further from his base; hope that Belgian, French and English fleets will break the blockade of New Orleans.