Martha B. E. Curtis

First Name: Martha
Middle Name(s): B. E.
Last Name: Curtis
Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Buncombe County, NC

The Curtis family lived in the Hominy Creek section of Buncombe County. The Federal Census of 1860 lists Martha Curtis (b. ca. 1821) as a “widow on her farm.” Since the Census also indicates that she could not read or write, it is possible one of her children wrote the letter for her. Her sons, Benjamin F. Curtis (b. ca. 1842) and George W. Curtis (b. ca. 1844) , served as privates in Co. I, 25th NC Inf.

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
10481 Vance49 February 15, 1863 Martha B. E. Curtis Zebulon Baird Vance Buncombe County, NC Raleigh, NC

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