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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, February 27, 1862]

Description:

Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress, describing her fear after several confederate losses. She comments on the recent battles, tells him of her concerns, and pleads with him to not join the Army.

Creator(s): Fentress, Maud C.
Location(s):
Creation Date: February 27, 1862
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Usage:
Total Uses: 14
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 27, 1862
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Hardeman County - Bolivar
Place
United States - Tennessee - Davidson County - Nashville
Place
United States - Tennessee
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
February 27, 1862
Description:

Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress, describing her fear after several confederate losses. She comments on the recent battles, tells him of her concerns, and pleads with him to not join the Army.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 24.5 x 38 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): unionists | illness | asthma | Shadeville | Columbus | Memphis | Edgefield | Fort Henry | Fort Donelson
Contributor(s):
Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
Partner:
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Relation (Has Transcription): [Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - February 27, 1862], ark:/67531/metapth182717
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_oversized_94-025
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160314
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
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