Collection Number: 05680

Collection Title: Cabe Lamkin Ray Papers, circa 1750s-1890s

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Size .5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 50 items)
Abstract Cabe Lamkin Ray (1845-1865), assumed to be of Orange County, N.C., was mortally wounded at the Battle of Wyse Fork near Kinston, N.C., in March of 1865. The Cabe Lamkin Ray papers contain a pocket-size bible with biographical notes written by Ray; two framed photographs (one of Ray's brother, Nazareth (Nazor) Vernon Ray, and his family, and one of Ray's sister-in-law, Elibeth Parcilla Wilson-Ray); and scattered letters, land deeds, and an indenture, 1759-1864.
Creator Ray, Cabe Lamkin.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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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 Cabe Lamkin Ray Papers #5680, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Wilbur Wilson in March 2016 (Acc. 102536).
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Cabe Lamkin Ray (1845-1865), assumed to be of Orange County, N.C., was mortally wounded at the Battle of Wyse Fork near Kinston, N.C., in March of 1865 during the American Civil War.

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The Cabe Lamkin Ray papers contain a pocket-size bible with biographical notes written by Ray; two framed photographs from circa 1890s (one of Ray's brother, Nazareth (Nazor) Vernon Ray, and his family, and one of Ray's sister-in-law, Elibeth Parcilla Wilson-Ray); and scattered letters, land deeds, and an indenture, 1759-1864.

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Processing Information

Processed: May 2019

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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