[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.

Creator(s): Fentress, Maud C.
Location(s):
Creation Date: February 19, 1862
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 19, 1862
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar
Place
United States - Tennessee - Montgomery County - Clarksville
Place
United States - Tennessee - Davidson County - Nashville
Place
United States - Mississippi
Place
United States - Tennessee - Houston County - Danville
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
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.

Physical Description:

[4]p. ; 25 x 39 in cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): drafts | Fort Donelson
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 Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862], DWF_oversized_94-024, ark:/67531/metapth182716
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_oversized_94-024
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160313
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text