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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.
Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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

[Company Orders Book, June 15, 1864-June 1865]

Description: Company order book with special orders, many of them for promotions and demotions. They include demotions for robbing a paroled rebel soldier, incompetence, intoxication, and disorderly behavior. There is an order that all men must turn in all civilian and rebel clothing. The book also appears to have been used for schoolwork and drawing by children at some later date. It also includes some song lyrics or poetry. Many pages are cut out of the back of the book and some pages partially missing.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 271, October 15, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 271 detail the corrections that would be made to General orders no. 127. The orders state that paragraph IV of general orders no. 127 would be replaced with the paragraph in this document. This document also includes additions to general orders no. 127.
Date: October 15, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, December 15, 1864]

Description: Special orders from A. H. Nash to Captain Redway which detail that these orders should be relayed to all men in Redway's company whose muster and descriptive rolls have not been received. It also states that Redway should wait for a courier from Soup Creek with a similar dispatch.
Date: December 15, 1864
Creator: Nash, Lt. A. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, February 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Corporal Calvin Hull's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Hull was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The corporal's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation from Portland to Cincinnati was $3.09, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Corporal Hull would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia.
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Boggess, H. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections