[Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Capt. H. K. Redway, February 17, 1865]

One of 556 letters in the series: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916 available on this site.

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Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Capt. H. K. Redway, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Private B.F. carpenter's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Carpenter was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The private's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation to Cincinnati was $1.50, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Private Carpenter would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia. A note on the lower ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 21x 17 cm.

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Boggess, H. H. February 17, 1865.

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Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Capt. H. K. Redway, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Private B.F. carpenter's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Carpenter was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The private's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation to Cincinnati was $1.50, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Private Carpenter would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia. A note on the lower left side details that the private was charged on payroll for his furlough on February 28, 1865.

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[2] p. ; 21x 17 cm.

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  • February 17, 1865

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Boggess, H. H. [Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Capt. H. K. Redway, February 17, 1865], letter, February 17, 1865; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186340/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.