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Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment))


Biographical Note

Charles N. Hawkins was born c. 1845 in Craig County, Virginia, and that his middle name is probably Nelson. Hawkins enlisted in Company D of the 22nd Virginia Infantry as a private on March 19, 1863 at Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, and by September 19, 1864 Hawkins was captured in Winchester, Virginia. On September 24, 1864, Hawkins was recorded as a Prisoner of War at Point Lookout, Maryland, but was released in an exchange on March 15, 1865.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles N. Hawkins Correspondence,

Identifier: Ms-2012-026

The collection consists of three letters written by Pvt. Charles N. Hawkins and Pvt. George Rock to Hawkins's cousin, Dollie L. Eakin, between August 1863 and April 1864.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

George W. Rock Correspondence,

Identifier: Ms-2012-027

The collection consists of six letters from Pvt. George W. Rock to a "Miss Ardelia" written between December 1863 and February 1865.

Dates: 1863 - 1865