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Copy of a Map of the Seat of War in Florida

Description: Map showing the area of central Florida where the Second Seminole War took place. It includes swamps, lakes, rivers, and military roads, as well as smaller maps of Florida and of the battle ground between Major Francis Langhorne Dade and the Seminoles.
Date: March 20, 1836
Creator: Johnson, J. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas, July 27. According to the handwritten note in the top left corner, the letter was received on August 6, 1861. The envelope has been torn in several places.
Date: July 20, 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, October 20, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway that discusses his company which was moved 10 miles up the Kanawha river to Camp Piatt, a camp near Charleston, West Virginia. Redway also discusses the possibility of his wife visiting him at the camp, letters he has received from family, and how his absence affects the company of the 101 men he leads. He tells Loriette to let his children know that he is proud of their improvements in school and that he is anxious to see their lessons firsthand when he visits. He sends his love to family and friends in the letter's closing. This letter was written while Redway was stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. It is dated October 20, 1864.
Date: October 20, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, November 20, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses their relationship and how he longs to receive letters from Loriette to reassure him of their love. The letter was written while Redway was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. It is dated November 20, 1864
Date: November 20, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Substitution Request from Henry S. Field to Hamilton K. Redway, December 20, 1864]

Description: Correspondence from Henry S. Field to Captain Hamilton K. Redway on December 20, 1864 requesting assistance in the substitution of Private William Thompson's son, Abel Thompson, in his place. In this letter, Field states that Private Thompson is afflicted with an organic disease of the heart. Field strongly recommends the substitution of Private Thompson's son, Abel Thompson, who is seventeen years of age.
Date: December 20, 1864
Creator: Field, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inspection Report, January 20, 1865]

Description: Inspection report for the "F" Company, 1st regiment, N. Y. Veterans Cavalry which is dated January 20, 1865. The report was written at Kelley's Creek, West Virginia. This report includes the names and rank of commissioned officers in the company; the number of enlisted men who were on duty, on daily and extra duty, men presumed sick, men on detached service, men with leave, total of enlisted men, and an aggregate number of enlisted men; and also included an arms report with serviceable and unserviceable forty caliber weapons, a count of smiths, sharps,sabres, and burnsides, as well as the number of horses which were "serviceable."
Date: January 20, 1865
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections