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Letter from R. M. Roark to Zebulon Baird Vance, September, 1863

Title

Letter from R. M. Roark to Zebulon Baird Vance, September, 1863

Description

R. M. Roark wrote the Governor in September 1863 from Cleveland County about thousand dollar donation from the young women of the county raised. The money was raised in 1862 though tableaux performances. The women wanted the money to go to the families of the soldiers of Cleveland county. The end of the letter includes the names of the women who performed. Some of the performers were refugees from around the states that performed in the tableaux.

Creator

Roark, R. M.

Source

Letter from R. M. Roark to Zebulon Baird Vance, September 1863, The Zebulon Baird Vance Papers, vol. 15.3, p. 313, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Date

1863-09-XX

Contributor

Vanek, Elizabeth

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Cleveland County, North Carolina

Original Format

Correspondence

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Citation

Roark, R. M. , Letter from R. M. Roark to Zebulon Baird Vance, September, 1863, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 30, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/765.