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Collection Number: 05490-z

Collection Title: Ambrose George Green Papers, 1864-1892

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Abstract Ambrose George Green was born in Halifax County, N.C., and served with the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He was captured in Virginia at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse on 12 May 1864 and was held in Union prison camps at Point Lookout, Md., and later at Elmira, N.Y., in 1864-1865. The collection includes two writings by Ambrose George Green containing information about the circumstances of his capture and imprisonment and several letters, 1864-1865, to him in prison from Mrs. E. Baker of Baltimore, Md. There is also an 1892 letter to Green regarding an unpaid debt, as well as miscellaneous envelopes and receipts.
Creator Green, Ambrose George, 1842-1928.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Ambrose George Green Papers #5490, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Jane P. Tuttle of Irmo, S.C., in March 2011 (Acc. 101047).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Ambrose George Green (1842-1928) was born in Halifax County, N.C., and served with the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He was captured in Virginia at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse on 12 May 1864 and was held in Union prison camps at Point Lookout, Md., and later at Elmira, N.Y., in 1864 and 1865.

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The collection includes two writings by Ambrose George Green containing information about the circumstances of his capture and imprisonment and several letters, 1864-1865, to him in prison from Mrs. E. Baker of Baltimore, Md. There is also an 1892 letter to Green regarding an unpaid debt, as well as miscellaneous envelopes and receipts.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Martin Gengenbach, July 2011

Encoded by: Martin Gengenbach, July 2011

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