[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 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 written by David Fentress to his wife stating that his brigade has been furloughed and requesting that she come to collect him in Bastrop. He has been sick since the party at Colonel Groce's and she needs to bring a wagon or ambulance to move him.

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Fentress, David February 27, 1864.

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Letter written by David Fentress to his wife stating that his brigade has been furloughed and requesting that she come to collect him in Bastrop. He has been sick since the party at Colonel Groce's and she needs to bring a wagon or ambulance to move him.

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[1]p. ; h 8 x 8 w in cm.

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  • [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864],DWF_94-010-006,ark:/67531/metapth182678

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Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara states that he handed Major Morgan money and candy for his family. Dr. Fentress gives her instructions on how to retrieve it and what debts to pay. He give an update on his health. He also has received an invitation from Colonel Groce for a "gathering."

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864],DWF_94-010-006,ark:/67531/metapth182678

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  • February 27, 1864

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  • July 6, 2011, 2:42 p.m.

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864], letter, February 27, 1864; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160268/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.