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|Abstract||Henderson Deans (fl. 1860-1920) was a Confederate soldier from North Carolina who served with the 66th North Carolina Regiment. The collection includes his handwritten, colloquial reminiscences of 1864-1865, when his regiment fought on the North Carolina coast, around Petersburg, Va., and again in North Carolina opposing Sherman.|
|Creator||Deans, Henderson, fl. 1860-1920.|
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Henderson Deans (fl. 1860-1920) was a Confederate soldier from North Carolina who served with the 66th North Carolina Regiment.Back to Top
The collection includes the handwritten, colloquial reminiscences, of Henderson Deans covering 1864-1865, when his regiment, the 66th North Carolina, fought on the North Carolina coast, around Petersburg, Va., and again in North Carolina opposing Sherman. He describes his decision, upon hearing of plans for surrender, to escape from the army to avoid being made a prisoner. He also briefly mentions the service of his three brothers.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 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.Back to Top