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Collection Number: 00289

Collection Title: Thomas J. Green Papers, 1820-1910

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Size About 1500 items (2.0 linear feet).
Abstract Thomas J. Green was a native of Warren County, N.C., and served as a brigadier general during the Texas Revolution and as a representative in the legislatures of four states. The collection includes correspondence and other material, including papers relating to Green's efforts to raise money, ammunition, and men during the Texas Revolution and his interest in politics in Texas, California, and North Carolina; and correspondence of his son, Wharton Jackson Green (1831-1910), Confederate officer, with other Confederate officers, and including letters home while he was a prisoner at Johnson's Island; muster rolls (1836) from Texas; and muster rolls (1862-1864) of the 2nd North Carolina Battalion, Confederate States of America. Correspondents include Dr. Branch Tanner Archer, Bernard Bee, Sr., Edward Burleson, David Gouverneur Burnet, James Hamilton, George Washington Custis Lee, Stephen Dill Lee, William R. Smith, and William H. Wharton.
Creator Green, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1802-1863.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 Thomas J. Green Papers, #289, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Partial microfilm copy available.
Acquisitions Information
Prior to 1940
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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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Thomas Jefferson Green (1802-1863) was a native of Warren County, N.C. and served as a brigadier general during the Texas Revolution and as a representative in the legislatures of four states.

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Correspondence and other material, including papers relating to Green's efforts to raise money, ammunition, and men during the Texas Revolution and his interest in politics in Texas, California, and North Carolina; and correspondence of his son, Wharton Jackson Green (1831-1910), Confederate officer, with other Confederate officers, and including letters home while he was a prisoner at Johnson's Island; muster rolls (1836) from Texas; and muster rolls (1862-1864) of the 2nd North Carolina Battalion, Confederate States of America. Correspondents include Dr. Branch Tanner Archer, Bernard Bee, Sr., Edward Burleson, David Gouverneur Burnet, James Hamilton, George Washington Custis Lee, Stephen Dill Lee, William R. Smith, and William H. Wharton.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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