[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, July 17, 1862 ]

Description:

Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara, stating that he will be allowed ten days leave so that his uniform can be made at home; he gives information on the welfare of family and friends; and says he gets paid $20.00 monthly; he also gives news of the war including a victory over George McClellan, that Vicksburg still holds out, and the movement of Northern troops.

Creator(s): Fentress, David
Location(s): United States - Texas - Smith County - Tyler
Creation Date: July 17, 1862
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Usage:
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Date(s):
  • Creation: July 17, 1862
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Smith County - Tyler
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1882~  
Description:

Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara, stating that he will be allowed ten days leave so that his uniform can be made at home; he gives information on the welfare of family and friends; and says he gets paid $20.00 monthly; he also gives news of the war including a victory over George McClellan, that Vicksburg still holds out, and the movement of Northern troops.

Physical Description:

[2]p. ; 23h x 18w in cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): slavery | telegraphs | Camp Terry, Texas
Contributor(s):
Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Relation (has-version): [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, July 17, 1862 ]DWF_94-008-001, ark:/67531/metapth182658/
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_94-008-001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160247
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text