Mary Proffit

First Name: Mary
Last Name: Proffit
Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, GA

The Proffits were a farm family Wilkes County, North Carolina. William Proffit (b. ca. 1803) and Mary Proffit (b. ca. 1805) were the parents of four sons who served in the Confederate army. William H. Proffit (b. ca. 1839) served in Co. B, 1st North Carolina Inf. and died at Gordonsville, Virginia on October 18, 1863. Alfred N. Proffit (b. ca. 1842) and Andrew J. Proffit (b. ca. 1834) served in Co. D, 18th North Carolina Infantry and survived the war. Calvin Luther Proffit (b. ca. 1842) served in Co. H, 13th North Carolina Infantry and died in camp on March 23, 1863. According to the 1860 census, Andrew and William H. were both school teachers. Their two younger brothers Alfred N. and Calvin L. were farm laborers on the family farm. Several of the letters are directed Rachel Proffit (b. ca. 1837), the sister of the four Proffit brothers. There are also letters from relatives who served in the 1st and 53rd North Carolina Infantry regiments. Calvin L. Proffit died in camp in March 1863. William H. Proffit died at Gordonsville, Virginia in October 1863.

Received Letters

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ID Lettersort descending Date Author Recipient From To
9451 Proffit10 June 4, 1863 Andrew J. Proffit , Alfred N. Proffit William Proffit , Mary Proffit VA Wilkes County, NC
9452 Proffit11 June 13, 1863 Alfred N. Proffit , Andrew J. Proffit Rachel Proffit , William Proffit , Mary Proffit Fredericksburg, VA Wilkes County, NC
9455 Proffit14 July 8, 1863 Alfred N. Proffit Mary Proffit Richmond, VA Wilkes County, NC
9458 Proffit17 September 1, 1863 Alfred N. Proffit William Proffit , Mary Proffit Stanton, VA Wilkes County, NC
9461 Proffit20 October 27, 1863 Andrew J. Proffit William Proffit , Mary Proffit Brandy Station, VA Wilkes County, NC
9466 Proffit25 June 12, 1864 Alfred N. Proffit William Proffit , Mary Proffit Lynchburg, VA Wilkes County, NC
9471 Proffit30 July 29, 1864 Alfred N. Proffit William Proffit , Mary Proffit VA Wilkes County, NC
9446 Proffit7 January 12, 1863 Jesse Miller William Proffit , Mary Proffit Goldsboro, NC Wilkes County, NC

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