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Collection Number: 03639-z

Collection Title: Julien Dwight Martin, Collector, Papers, 1847, 1861-1863, 1925, 1957

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Abstract Julien Dwight Martin was a collector who resided in Wilmington, N.C., and Newport News, Va. The collection includes three letters, 1861-1863, from Edward Hall Armstrong (1841-1864) of Wilmington, N.C., student at the University of North Carolina and captain in the 3rd North Carolina Regiment, written to his father; charges, 26 November 1862, against Captain Armstrong for failing to carry out an order; a photocopy of a Mexican War order, 3 May 1847, transferring P. G. T. Beauregard (1818-1893); a letter, 1925, from the North Carolina Soldiers Home, Raleigh, N.C.; and a letter, 1957, from Julien Dwight Martin to Colonel Owen Kenan concerning the Armstrong items. The letters from Armstrong are from Chapel Hill, N.C., 20 April 1861, about reactions on campus to the impending crisis, and from Winchester, Va., 23 October 1862, and Orange Court House, Va., 2 August 1863, about war news and troops needing blankets.
Creator Martin, Julien Dwight.
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 Julien Dwight Martin Papers #3639-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Typed transcriptions of the letters from Edward Hall Armstrong are available.
Acquisitions Information
Gifts, 1955-1958.
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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Julien Dwight Martin was a collector who resided in Wilmington, N.C., and Newport News, Va.

Edward Hall Armstrong was the son of Thomas G. Armstrong of New Hanover County, N.C. He was a student at the University of North Carolina, 1858-1861, and received his degree posthumously in 1911. He served as a captain in the 3rd North Carolina Regiment and was killed in May 1864.

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The collection includes three letters, 1861-1863, from Edward Hall Armstrong (1841-1864) of Wilmington, N.C., student at the University of North Carolina and captain in the 3rd North Carolina Regiment, written to his father; charges, 26 November 1862, against Captain Armstrong for failing to carry out an order; a photocopy of a Mexican War order, 3 May 1847, transferring P. G. T. Beauregard (1818-1893); a letter, 1925, from the North Carolina Soldiers Home, Raleigh, N.C.; and a letter, 1957, from Julien Dwight Martin to Colonel Owen Kenan concerning the Armstrong items. The letters from Armstrong are from Chapel Hill, N.C., 20 April 1861, about reactions on campus to the coming Civil War, and from Winchester, Va., 23 October 1862, and Orange Court House, Va., 2 August 1863, about war news and troops' needing blankets.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Staff, 1992

Encoded by: Peter Hymas, November 2004

Funding from the State Library of North Carolina supported the encoding of this finding aid.

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