[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862]

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 in which he sends news of arriving at Camp Terry, near Austin, Texas. He describes his housing conditions, the items that were purchased and their three week supply of provisions. He also updates her on his health. He asks that her father bring her to the camp to visit him.

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[1]p. ; 23 h x 37 w cm.

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Fentress, David March 31, 1862.

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he sends news of arriving at Camp Terry, near Austin, Texas. He describes his housing conditions, the items that were purchased and their three week supply of provisions. He also updates her on his health. He asks that her father bring her to the camp to visit him.

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[1]p. ; 23 h x 37 w cm.

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  • [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862],DWF_oversized_94-040 , ark:/67531/metapth182732

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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862]

Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he sends news of arriving at Camp Terry, near Austin, Texas. He describes his housing conditions, the items that were purchased and their three week supply of provisions. He also updates her on his health. He asks that her father bring her to the camp to visit him.

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862],DWF_oversized_94-040 , ark:/67531/metapth182732

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  • March 31, 1862

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862], letter, March 31, 1862; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160329/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.