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Name Green, Wharton J.
Notes He was born on February 28, 1831 in St. Mark's, Florida. He attended Georgetown University, University of Virginia, and West Point. Green enlisted on April 18, 1861 as a Private in Co. F, 12th North Carolina State Troops in Warren County, North Carolina. He listed "farmer" as his occupation. He was promoted to Lt. Col. of the 2nd North Carolina Battalion on December 9, 1861, which was supposed to be in Gen. Henry Wise's Division. Green was captured at the Battle on Roanoke Island on February 8, 1862 and then paroled on February 18. He was dropped from his unit after re-organization in September 1862. Green requested a transfer to Daniel's Brigade. In June 1863, Green was acting as a Voluntary Aide-de-Camp for Gen. Junius Daniel. After the war, he served in the United State Congress from 1883 - 1887. He wrote an autographical memoir, which included much Civil War material. Green died on August 6, 1910 near Fayetteville, North Carolina and was buried in Cross Creek Cemetery.

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Image of Glasses, Field

Glasses, Field -

Binocular optic device, brass covered with black leather. Maker's name "Blunt" is stamped on one eyepiece tube; "New-York" is stamped on the other. No case.

INKSTAND -

Wooden oval tray into which fits a circular glass inkwell with a stamped gilded brass lid. A plate attached to the tray relates the previous ownership of the stand.

SASH -

Sash of red silk mesh.

Image of Cup

Cup -

Tin cup with rolled lip and flared base; flat, tampered handle with rolled edges soldered over seam; remains of peach colored enamel on cup, dark red paint on top of base and handle. With saucer (.114a).

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Saucer -

Tin saucer: shallow bowl and rolled lip of banded base; remains of orange-red paint on underside of saucer. Accompanies cup (.114).