Governor Zebulon Baird Vance Papers

These letters are from Confederate soldiers to Governor Zebulon Baird Vance, who won the gubernatorial election in fall 1862. He had been a Confederate military officer prior to his political position. He was frequently in opposition to the Confederate federal government, as he opposed conscription and continued to observe the right of habeas corpus while none of the other Confederate states did.

North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh
G.P.160, 161, 162


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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
10482 Vance50 February 17, 1863 G. W. Shackleford Zebulon Baird Vance Asheville, NC Raleigh, NC
10483 Vance51 February 17, 1863 "Confederate Frends" Zebulon Baird Vance Yadkin County, NC Raleigh, NC
10484 Vance52 February 18, 1863 Beady A. Alley Zebulon Baird Vance Franklin County, NC Raleigh, NC
10486 Vance54 March 1, 1863 Robert Rice Zebulon Baird Vance Alamance County, NC Raleigh, NC
10488 Vance56 March 2, 1863 G. S. McClintock Zebulon Baird Vance Guilford County, NC Raleigh, NC
10487 Vance55 March 2, 1863 Elizabeth Weadon Zebulon Baird Vance Rockingham County, NC Raleigh, NC
10489 Vance57 March 3, 1863 Pleasant Black Zebulon Baird Vance Rockingham County, NC Raleigh, NE
10490 Vance58 March 3, 1863 G. P. Formyduval Zebulon Baird Vance Columbus County, NC Raleigh, NC
10491 Vance59 March 4, 1863 Michael Bollinger Zebulon Baird Vance Catawba County, NC Raleigh, NC
10492 Vance60 March 6, 1863 William S. McDonald Zebulon Baird Vance Goldsboro, NC Raleigh, NC
10493 Vance61 March 6, 1863 Margaret Phelps Zebulon Baird Vance Brunswick County, NC Raleigh, NC
10494 Vance62 March 8, 1863 Andrew J. Busick Zebulon Baird Vance Guilford County, NC Raleigh, NC
10495 Vance63 March 10, 1863 G. W. Bristol Zebulon Baird Vance NC Raleigh, NC
10497 Vance65 March 11, 1863 Ann McCormick Zebulon Baird Vance High Point, Guilford County, NC Raleigh, NC
10496 Vance64 March 11, 1863 David H. Sherrill Zebulon Baird Vance Greene County, NC Raleigh, NC
10498 Vance66 March 15, 1863 Cotton Blaine Zebulon Baird Vance Ashe County, NC Raleigh, NC
10500 Vance68 March 16, 1863 William Newell Zebulon Baird Vance Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC
10501 Vance69 March 16, 1863 James G. Wiseman Zebulon Baird Vance Mitchell County, NC Raleigh, NC
10499 Vance67 March 16, 1863 John L. Johnson Zebulon Baird Vance SC Raleigh, NC
10502 Vance70 March 19, 1863 William Core Zebulon Baird Vance Guilford County, NC Raleigh, NC
10503 Vance71 March 22, 1863 A. W. Zachery Zebulon Baird Vance Jackson County, NC Raleigh, NC
10504 Vance72 March 22, 1863 Elias G. Green Zebulon Baird Vance Kinston, NC Raleigh, NC
10505 Vance73 March 25, 1863 M. P. Lytle Zebulon Baird Vance Buncombe County, NC Raleigh, NC
10506 Vance74 March 26, 1863 Ezra Bullock Zebulon Baird Vance Hamilton, Edgecombe County, NC Raleigh, NC
10507 Vance75 March 28, 1863 J. A. Goode , J. W. Harris Zebulon Baird Vance Rutherford County, NC Raleigh, NC

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