[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.

Creator(s): Fentress, David
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: February 19, 1864
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: February 19, 1864
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Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
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.

Physical Description:

[2]p. ; h 11 x 8 w in cm.

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Keyword(s): navys | Camp Groce, Texas
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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 his wife Clara, February 19, 1864] DWF_94-010-003 , /ark:/67531/metapth182675
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_94-010-003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160265
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text