[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

One of 211 letters in the series: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969 available on this site.

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.

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Fentress, David February 19, 1864.

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.

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[2]p. ; h 11 x 8 w in cm.

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  • [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864] DWF_94-010-003 , /ark:/67531/metapth182675

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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864] DWF_94-010-003 , /ark:/67531/metapth182675

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  • February 19, 1864

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864], letter, February 19, 1864; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160265/: accessed January 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.