Jesse Albert Shipman

First Name: Jesse
Middle Name(s): Albert
Last Name: Shipman
Unit: 
Co. G, 1st North Carolina Cavalry, "Buncomb Rangers"
Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC
Biography: 

Jesse Albert Shipman (b. ca. 1843) of Henderson County, North Carolina was eighteen when he joined the “Buncomb Rangers,” which became Co. G, 1st North Carolina Cavalry. He was wounded at Martinsburg, West Virginia on July 19, 1863 and died three days later. Several of J. A. Shipman’s letters were written for him by his cousin, James Knox Polk Shipman (b. ca. 1845), who served as a sergeant in Co. G, 1st North Carolina Cavalry. Polk Shipman was captured in September 1863 and died at Point Lookout prison camp in October 1864.

Authored Letters

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IDsort descending Letter Date Author Recipient From To
9819 Shipman1 June 28, 1861 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Asheville, NC Henderson County, NC
9820 Shipman2 November 24, 1861 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Warren County, NC Henderson County, NC
9821 Shipman3 October 25, 1861 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Warren County, NC Henderson County, NC
9822 Shipman4 October 5, 1861 Jesse Albert Shipman , Polk Shipman Nancy Shipman Warren County, NC Henderson County, NC
9823 Shipman5 October 23, 1861 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Richmond, VA Henderson County, NC
9824 Shipman6 February 6, 1862 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Henderson County, NC
9825 Shipman7 March 22, 1862 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman , Shipman sisters Richmond, VA Henderson County, NC
9826 Shipman8 May 26, 1862 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Henderson County, NC
9827 Shipman9 June 19, 1862 Jesse Albert Shipman Jesse Albert Shipman , Nancy Shipman Richmond, VA Henderson County, NC
9828 Shipman10 Jesse Albert Shipman James Taylor , Andrew Shipman Richmond, VA Henderson County, NC
9829 Shipman11 May 1, 1863 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman , Nancy Shipman Halifax County, VA Henderson County, NC
9830 Shipman12 May 27, 1863 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Culpeper County, VA Henderson County, NC
9831 Shipman13 June 2, 1863 Jesse Albert Shipman Andrew Shipman Culpeper, Culpeper County, VA Henderson County, NC

Received Letters

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IDsort descending Letter Date Author Recipient From To
9827 Shipman9 June 19, 1862 Jesse Albert Shipman Jesse Albert Shipman , Nancy Shipman Richmond, VA Henderson County, NC

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