J. C. Norwood letters, 1798-1888 [manuscript].


Norwood, J. C. J. C. Norwood letters, 1798-1888 [manuscript].

J. C. Norwood letters, 1798-1888 [manuscript].

Letters from Joseph Caldwell, James Hogg, William Hooper, and James Webb to James and Walter Alves, Hillsborough, N.C., on a variety of subjects, including land division in Tennessee and Kentucky in 1798, the War of 1812, and the University of North Carolina, 1813-1825. Letters from others concern Hogg family genealogy and the Civil War. Items dated before 1861 are handwritten transcriptions. Civil War letters include a letter of Thomas Lenoir Norwood describing student life at the University of North Carolina in 1861 and not mentioning the war; two letters from Laura Norwood in North Carolina to her mother about raising troops and about sentiment for the war; a letter of Walter Norwood written in 1862 from Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga., describing camp life and speculating on Union tactics as federal troops moved toward Savannah; and a letter of Thomas Lenoir Norwood, written in 1863, from Richmond, Va., describing being wounded at Gettysburg, being taken prisoner, escaping and traveling through Union lines, and meeting with General Lee.

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Norwood, Walter, fl. 1862.

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Alves, James, fl. 1798-1825.

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Hogg, James, 1729-1805

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Norwood, Laura Reece, 1861-1947

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University of North Carolina (1793-1962)

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The University of North Carolina was chartered by the state's General Assembly in 1789. Its first student was admitted in 1795. The governing body of the University, from its founding until 1932, was a forty-member Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly. The Board met twice a year; at other times the business of the University was carried on by the Board's secretary-treasurer and by the presiding professor (called president beginning in 1804). Other faculty members later assumed the r...

Webb, James, 1774-1855

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James Webb (20 February 1774-17 Febraury 1855), physician of Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., a founder of the North Carolina State Medical Society, Presbyterian educational leader and philanthropist, merchant, and banker. From the description of James Webb papers, 1725-1918. WorldCat record id: 33834201 James Webb (20 February 1774-17 February 1855) was a physician in Hillsborough, N.C., a founder of the North Carolina State Medical Society, Presbyterian educ...

Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835

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Joseph Caldwell was the first president of the University of North Carolina where he was also a professor of mathematics. From the description of Joseph Caldwell papers, 1791-1835. WorldCat record id: 23045556 Joseph Caldwell, (21 April 1773-27 January 1835), mathematician, Presbyterian minister, and first president of the University of North Carolina, was born at Lamington, N.J., in northeastern Hunterdon County, the youngest of three children of Joseph and Rac...

Norwood, Thomas Lenoir, fl. 1861-1863.

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Hogg family.

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Norwood, J. C.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Alves, Walter, 1768-1819

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Landowner, state legislator, and university trustee, of Orange Co., N.C.; had considerable land holdings in several southern states. From the description of Walter Alves plantation inventory, 1807 Sept. 30. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 644143262 Landowner. From the description of Walter Alves correspondence, 1797-1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449722 Walter Alves of Orange County, N.C., was the son of James Hogg (1730-1804) and ...

Hooper, William, 1792-1876

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An Episcopalian turned Baptist, Hooper was a Theological professor at Furman Institute, South Carolina, 1838-40; professor at South Carolina College, 1840-46; President of Wake Forest College, 1846-49; teacher in a classical school near Littleton, North Carolina, 1849-51; pastor of New Bern Baptist Church, 1852-54; President of Chowan Female Collegiate Institute, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, 1855-61; teacher in the Female Seminary, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1861-65; and associate principal ...

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