[Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, January 29, 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 Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent ten days forage for the cavalry's 181 horses. Farlin also notes that if the number of horses is incorrect for Redway to relay that information back to him in order to remedy the issue. Captain Farlin would like Redway to send the empty forage sacks by train to him so they can be credited for the month. The letter was sent to Redway while he was stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Farlin, S. January 29, 1865.

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Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent ten days forage for the cavalry's 181 horses. Farlin also notes that if the number of horses is incorrect for Redway to relay that information back to him in order to remedy the issue. Captain Farlin would like Redway to send the empty forage sacks by train to him so they can be credited for the month. The letter was sent to Redway while he was stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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  • January 29, 1865

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Farlin, S. [Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, January 29, 1865], letter, January 29, 1865; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186590/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.