Virginia Caroline Goodwin papers
Scope and Contents
Various papers, including three drafts of a love letter to Goodwin from David R. Autry, a Confederate soldier stationed at Camp Holmes in Raleigh; two poems, presumably by Goodwin, one of which prays for an end to the war; photographs; and genealogical information and biographical sketches.
- 1864 - 1971
- Goodwin, Virginia Caroline (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Virginia Caroline Goodwin was born near Raleigh, N.C., on March 17, 1845. In 1865, she married William Henry Roundy, a Canadian mercenary who served in the Union Army. They met when he accepted a job on Goodwin's father's plantation near Raleigh. She died in Raleigh on January 17, 1927.
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Language of Materials
Three drafts of a love letter to Goodwin from David R. Autry, a Confederate soldier stationed at Camp Holmes in Raleigh; two poems, presumably by Goodwin; photographs; and genealogical/biographical information.
Items in the collection are arranged in alphabetical order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Connie Guthery, 1981; Gift of Mabel Day Daniel, 1983.
- Autry, David R. (Confederate soldier)
- Goodwin, Virginia Caroline
- United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Virginia Caroline Goodwin papers
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