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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 4, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 4, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family. He explains that though he would love to return home to his family, he would rather go into the army again in order to monetarily support his family. Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway, about Charles, and about Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: November 4, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Morning Reports for Company F, 1864-1865]

Description: Morning reports of Company F for the years 1864 and 1865. The monthly reports begin in September 1864 and end in July 1865. These reports detail the company's station; the number of soldiers on active duty, special duty, daily duty, or extra duty; the soldier's rank within the company; the number of men who were sick, arrested,confined, or on detached leave; as well as those who were with and without leave. The reports also note the number of serviceable and unserviceable horses. Included along with the monthly reports was a remarks page where the daily happenings of the company were recorded. These remarks listed men who were on furlough, in the hospital, or those who were missing from duty. Hamilton K. Redway and his company were stationed at Camp Piatt and Kelly's Creek during the months the reports were recorded in this book. Redway's signature appears several times in the morning reports.
Date: September 1864
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, July 19, 1864]

Description: Special orders from Major General Hunter which detail that Farrier W. H. Shepard is to report to Capt. Nelson Hopkins A.Q.M., in Hagerstown, Maryland for duty. Hopkins was part of Company "F," N. Y. Vet. Calvary.
Date: July 19, 1864
Creator: Hunter, Major General
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inventory and inspection report, February 8, 1865]

Description: Inventory and inspection report of unserviceable ordnance and ordnance stores issued to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway's company. The stores that were listed and inspected were: four saddles, ten sabre belts, six bridles and curb bits, and fifteen saddle blankets. With the listed items, this report also includes the amount of time these items were in use, commanding officer's remarks on the item, as well as the item's condition and disposition. The report is signed by both Capt. Hamilton K. Redway and Capt. Ira W. Claflin while they were stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia. It is dated February 8, 1865.
Date: 1865-02-uu
Creator: Claflin, Ira W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter of Notification Regarding William W. Wilson, May 4, 1864]

Description: Letter from the Provost Marshal's Office, addressed to the commanding officer of Company F, 1st Regiment, New York Cavalry Vols. regarding William W. Wilson. Text of letter: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that William W. Wilson of your Company was reported at this office, from the Carlisle District, Pa., as a Deserter from the U. S. Army, May 2nd, 1864. He was this day forwarded to Baltimore en route to his Regiment. Cost of Arrest....$30.00 " Transportation....$2.10 Total to be charged....#32.10 The letter is signed by "Capt. 53d P. V., and Provost Marshal Post."
Date: May 4, 1864
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter of Notification Regarding John Duger, May 4, 1864]

Description: Letter from the Provost Marshal's Office, addressed to the commanding officer of Company F, 1st Regiment, New York Cavalry Vols. regarding John Duger. Text of letter: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that John Duger of your Company was reported at this office, from the Carlisle District, Pa., as a Deserter from the U. S. Army, May 2nd, 1864. He was this day forwarded to Baltimore en route to his Regiment. Cost of Arrest....$30.00 " Transportation....$2.10 Total to be charged....#32.10 The letter is signed by "Capt. 53d P. V., and Provost Marshal Post."
Date: May 4, 1864
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Description: Letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.
Date: July 27, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hospital Admittance Certificate, December 6,1864]

Description: Hospital admittance certificate for Privt. E. A. Edwards of Company "F," 1st regiment, N. Y. Veteran's Cavalry. The certificate states that Edwards was admitted to the hospital on July 14, 1864 and should report to Harper Ferry on December 6, 1864, the day of his release. The document also includes information about Edwards' pay which was mustered for the months of July, August, September, and October, but was not yet paid to the Private.
Date: December 6, 1864
Creator: Drysdale, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 1, January 2, 1865]

Description: General orders no.1 announces the department staff and details that communications should be addressed to the corresponding heads of different staff departments.
Date: January 2, 1865
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt for issues, August 26, 1864]

Description: Invoice created by Capt. John J. Carter for four cavalry sabres. The issues were received by Carter at a remount camp in Maryland from Lt. Hamilton K. Redway. The invoice is dated August 26, 1864.
Date: August 26, 1864
Creator: Carter, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Invoice of ordnance and ordnance stores, May 15, 1864]

Description: Invoice of ordnance and ordnance stores created by Capt. Henry J. Draine on May 15, 1864. The following items were given to Lt. Hamilton K. Redway by Capt. Draine: two sets of complete horse equipment, five complete carbines, two complete sabres, and one saddle. The items were turned over to Redway while the two men were at a camp in Pleasantville, Md.
Date: May 15, 1864
Creator: Draine, Henry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Invoice of ordnance and ordnance stores, May 15, 1864]

Description: Invoice of ordnance and ordnance stores created by Capt. Henry J. Draine on May 15, 1864. The following items were given to Lt. Hamilton K. Redway by Capt. Draine: two sets of complete horse equipment, five complete carbines, two complete sabres, and one saddle. The items were turned over to Redway while the two men were at a camp in Pleasantville, Md.
Date: May 15, 1864
Creator: Draine, Henry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, October 28, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on October 28, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business in Maryland and in Washington D.C. Redway's reason for being in Washington is to appear before the board to gain appointment in the army. Redway tells Loriette that permission had been granted for him to appear before the board on October 2, but he had not received notice. He planned to sit before the new board on Monday of the following week. Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family, and explains that he would return to his family did he not feel that his country needed him. Redway asks his wife to keep his business to herself. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: October 28, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections