Jesse Phillips Papers, 1846-1865

The Phillips family were farmers from Robeson County, North Carolina. Two sons of Jesse and Elizabeth (Betsy) Phillips, Edmund M. (b. ca. 1839)and Orren (b. ca. 1841) enlisted in as privates in Co. A, 31st North Carolina Infantry on September 6, 1861. Edmund M. Phillips died of disease at Charleston on February 21, 1863. Orren died prior to February 20, 1865 (cause not reproted). There are also letters from another son, Samuel S. Phillips, and from a nephew, John C. Barnes, who served with E. M. and Orren in the 31st NC Inf.

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ID Letter Datesort descending Author Recipient From To
9336 Phillips1 November 16, 1855 Stephen Phillips , John Phillips Jesse Phillips GA Robeson County, NC
9337 Phillips2 October 8, 1861 Edmund M. Phillips Jesse Phillips , Betsy Phillips Robeson County, NC
9338 Phillips3 February 14, 1862 Edmund M. Phillips Jesse Phillips , Betsy Phillips Suffolk, VA Robeson County, NC
9339 Phillips4 January 29, 1863 Edmund M. Phillips Jesse Phillips , Betsy Phillips Wilmington, NC Robeson County, NC
9340 Phillips5 June 7, 1863 John C. Barnes Jesse Phillips Robeson County, NC
9341 Phillips6 May 21, 1864 Samuel S. Phillips Washington L. Phillips Atlanta, GA
9342 Phillips7 May 27, 1864 John C. Barnes Jesse Phillips , Betsy Phillips Petersburg, VA Robeson County, NC
9343 Phillips8 June 3, 1864 Betsy Phillips Orren Phillips , John C. Barnes Robeson County, NC

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