[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Description:

Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.

Creator(s): Fentress, Maud C.
Location(s):
Creation Date: October 10, 1863
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: October 10, 1863
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Shelby County - Memphis
Place
United States - Tennessee - Fayette County - Somerville
Place
United States - Georgia - Fulton County - Atlanta
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1863~  
Description:

Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.

Physical Description:

[12]p. ; h 24 x 38 w in cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): drunkeness | yankees | pillage | furloughs | Christmas | novels | guerrillas
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 Fentress to her family, October 10,1863], DWF_oversized_94-038, ark:/67531/metapth182730
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_oversized_94-038
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160327
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text