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[Etching and engraving "David Tenier's House"]

Description: Etching and engraving of "David Tenier's House" published on August 15, 1757. The design was attribute to Dutch miniaturist David Eniers the Younger (1610-1690) and was printed by English printmaker Thomas Major (1720-1799). The image shows a large manor house on the right edge of a river bank with a bridge arching over the river. A group of three fisherman are gathered on the shore in the foreground communicating the scale of the rest of the scene to the viewer.
Date: August 15, 1757
Creator: Major, Thomas & Eniers the Younger, David
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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 a… more
Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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[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.
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[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
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[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 miss… more
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
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[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, June 15, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, wherein Charles copies and forwards a letter from Jim Wilson to be sent to Wilson's family. Jim Wilson is writing from Rock Island Prison in Illinois, thanking Charles for his offer of money and offering some news.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[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
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[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.
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[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 Hul… more
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Boggess, H. H.
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