[Letter from David Fentress,1863]

Description:

Partial letter from David Fentress to an unknown recipient. In the letter he describes his new location near bayous and lakes, and compares it to Brazos Bottom. He also discusses the living arrangements of him and his men, and mentions that he has lost one man in his time there. He ends the letter hoping to be home by Christmas.

Creator(s): Fentress, David
Location(s): United States - Mississippi - Warren County - Vicksburg
Creation Date: 1863  
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Usage:
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1863
Coverage:
Place
United States - Mississippi - Warren County - Vicksburg
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1863~  
Description:

Partial letter from David Fentress to an unknown recipient. In the letter he describes his new location near bayous and lakes, and compares it to Brazos Bottom. He also discusses the living arrangements of him and his men, and mentions that he has lost one man in his time there. He ends the letter hoping to be home by Christmas.

Note:

On the back of the letter, someone has penciled in " July 21st, 1863". However the writing is in pencil not pen, and is not in the same handwriting as the letter.

Physical Description:

[1] p. ; 19 x 12 cm

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Christmas | furloughs | Brazos Bottom | Crowleys Ridge | casualties
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 ~ November/December 1863], DWF_94-009-011, ark:/67531/metapth160261
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_94-009-011
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160261
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text