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|Abstract||Cadwallader Jones Iredell was a captain in the 1st North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States of America. The collection includes letters, 1862-1865, from Iredell while he was serving in the Confederate Army in Virginia, to his fiance, later wife, describing camp life, marches, and battles. Also included is an arithmetic notebook kept by Iredell at Alexandria Boarding School, Raleigh, N.C., 1856-1857.|
|Creator||Iredell, Cadwallader Jones, 1840-1909.|
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Cadwallader Jones Iredell (1840-1909) was a captain in the 1st North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States of America, who served primarily in Virginia. Iredell was the son of James Iredell of Edenton, N.C., and Frances Johnson Treadwell Iredell. He married Martha (Mattie) Southgate Jones in 1864.Back to Top
The collection includes letters, 1862-1865, from Cadwallader Jones Iredell while he was serving in the Confederate Army in Virginia, to his fiance, later wife, Martha Southgate Jones. Letters describe camp life and soldier morale, marches, battles, and casualties and destruction.. Iredell describes the engagements in which he and his regiment participate and also notable events of the war occurring elsewhere. He occasionally comments on the actions and whereabouts of important figures including Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, James Ewell Brown Stuart, James Longstreet, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and William Tecumseh Sherman. Also included are an arithmetic notebook kept by Iredell at Alexandria Boarding School, Raleigh, N.C., 1856-1857, and photocopies of two portraits, one of Cadwallader Jones Iredell.Back to Top
|Image Folder PF-363/1|
Photographs (PF-363/1).Back to Top
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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.
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