[Letter from David Fentress to wife Clara, August 4, 1863]

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his sickness, how he is out of medicine but improvising to heal sick; going to move to new location to help with sickness. Tells her about the news of the war and politics. Believes end of war is close and England and France will recognize south as separate. Tells his opinion on Lincoln and the exemption fees. He received a commission. Also that men will go back to Texas to get more clothing, how to send clothing to him, telling her to help Aunt Mary with dying pants, he also offers advice on the agriculture at home- cattle, horses, and her father’s crops.

Creator(s): Fentress, David
Creation Date: August 4, 1863
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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  • Creation: August 4, 1863
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Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1863~  
Description:

Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his sickness, how he is out of medicine but improvising to heal sick; going to move to new location to help with sickness. Tells her about the news of the war and politics. Believes end of war is close and England and France will recognize south as separate. Tells his opinion on Lincoln and the exemption fees. He received a commission. Also that men will go back to Texas to get more clothing, how to send clothing to him, telling her to help Aunt Mary with dying pants, he also offers advice on the agriculture at home- cattle, horses, and her father’s crops.

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

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Keyword(s): health
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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 wife Clara, August 4, 1863],DWF_oversized_94-042, ark:/67531/metapth182734
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  • CALL-NO: HM.4
  • OCLC: 29439240 |
  • UNTCAT: b1043784 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DWF_oversized_94-042
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth160331
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text