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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she sends news of the battle at Fort Donaldson, Tennessee. She gives her opinion of the news of the war and the generals. She says she longs to see the men drafted as there are men who are "loafing and drinking" who should be compelled to fight. She describes the capture of Confederate soldiers. She ends the letter with family news.
Date: February 19, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she sends news of the battle at Fort Donaldson, Tennessee. She gives her opinion of the news of the war and the generals. She says she longs to see the men drafted as there are men who are "loafing and drinking" who should be compelled to fight. She describes the capture of Confederate soldiers. She ends the letter with family news.
Date: February 19, 1862
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.
Date: February 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.
Date: February 19, 1864
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he recounts his participation in a battle that took place before May 19, 1864. He writes about the successes and set backs. He writes of the soldiers killed, wounded and missing. He says that some of the soldiers who died were accused of smelling of Louisiana rum. He ends the letter with news of his health and the health of friends.
Date: May 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[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
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[General orders no. 301, December 19, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 301 details that every officer and soldier capable of duty is needed on the field. The document instructs that all Provost Marshals, Boards of Enrollment, surgeons, recruiting officers to send all who are fit for service to the front.
Date: December 19, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, March 19, 1865]

Description: Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent forage for 86 horses. Farlin also notes that he has sent three sacks of oats to Redway in Kelly's Creek and delevered two sacks to Redway's team located in Camp Piatt. The oats were to make up for the shortage of forage supplies during the last ten days.
Date: March 19, 1865
Creator: Farlin, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Receipt of supplies, March 19, 1865]

Description: Handwritten Receipt of supplies shipped to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway at his station in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. Redway received fifty three bales of hay, forty four sacks of oats, and eighty three sacks of corn for his cavalry's forage. He received this shipment at his station in Kelly's Creek.
Date: March 19, 1865
Creator: Dewey, A. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Receipt of supplies, April 19, 1865]

Description: Receipt of supplies shipped to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway at his station in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. Redway received fifty six sacks of corn, thirty two sacks of oats, and fifty seven bales of hay for his cavalry's forage. Notations on the receipt state that additional stores of corn were available at Tompkins. He received this shipment at his station in Kelly's Creek.
Date: April 19, 1865
Creator: Dewey, A. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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