William Rhodes Capehart papers, 1791; 1846-1867 [manuscript].


Capehart, William Rhodes, b. ca. 1838. William Rhodes Capehart papers, 1791; 1846-1867 [manuscript].

William Rhodes Capehart papers, 1791; 1846-1867 [manuscript].

The collection is chiefly family letters from Susan Bryan Martin Capehart and George W. Capehart of Bertie County, N.C., to their son, William Rhodes Capehart, who was attending school in Edenton, N.C., 1846-1849, giving him news of home and advice. Also included are seven letters from William R. Capehart serving as a Confederate soldier, apparently with the 10th North Carolina Regiment, chiefly at Cheraw, S.C., October 1863-March 1864, about military and personal matters; a routine personal note, 1867, from Robert E. Lee; and other scattered family letters.

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