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John Pennel Civil War Letters

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Pennel was Corp. Co. B, 2nd Regt. North Carolina Cavalry.

Service record (printed) and letters of Corp. Pennel from Wilkes County, North Carolina, written from Aquia Creek, Virginia, Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Goldsborough, North Carolina. Letters include descriptions of the movements of the 2nd North Carolina Cavalry, his illnesses, camp life, and requests for food and clothing items from home.

Biographical and Historical Note

Pennel was Corp. Co. B, 2nd Regt. North Carolina Cavalry.

Collection Overview

Service record (printed) and letters of Corp. Pennel from Wilkes County, North Carolina, written from Aquia Creek, Virginia, Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Goldsborough, North Carolina. Letters include descriptions of the movements of the 2nd North Carolina Cavalry, his illnesses, camp life, and requests for food and clothing items from home.

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Pennel, John, 1842-1863
Title
John Pennel Civil War Letters,
ID
MS480
Date [inclusive]
1861-1863
Extent
0.25 linear feet  one half-letter box
General Physical Description note
1
Mixed materials [Box]
1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
MS 480, John Pennel Letters, 1861-1863, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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