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 County: Pulaski County, AR
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Distances Between McKinney, Texas and Nashville, Tennesee]
Handwritten list of distances between McKinney in Collin County, Texas and Nashville, Tennesee. The list details each stopping point with the distance to the city from the previous stop. The total number of miles (710) is given at the end of the list. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203917/
[Letter from A. F. Rockwell to H. K. Redway, January 3,1866]
The appointment of Second lieutenant in the 6th U. S. Colored Cavalry for Hamilton K. Redway. He is to show up at Little Rock Arkansas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186543/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus, Elvira, Matilda, and Ziza Moore in which a transcribed letter from John Dixon recounts lawless times in Izard County, Arkansas. Charles goes on to write about his opinions on law and order, and then relays local news about friends and family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203346/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160257/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160250/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160330/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160249/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160259/
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]
Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr. detailing news from Arkansas and it includes: details about receiving letters from A.D., from Jennie, and from "Ma"; a discussion about John Westbrook who was going on to Parson's regiment; a dialogue about not being "posted in prices of anything" except tobacco; and an update on his health. He ends his letter stating that he will answer Ma's and Jennie's letters another time and for his father, A.D., to excuse his short letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182775/
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard,Jr, June 21, 1862]
Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr., detailing news about his time in the camps by the White River in Arkansas and the news includes: the present location of David's regiment who has set up camps on the White River near De Valls, Arkansas; a dialogue about his company who attempted to travel to "Charles town" (Charleston, AR) by boat,fifty miles away, on the night of June the 16th only to discover the "feds" had captured the town that day; a discussion about marching to meet the company who was traveling to "Charles town"; an account of how his company prepared for battle on June the 18th; a detailed dialogue on the reason why they took a "stand"; a discussion about the fight at Charleston, AR; an account of the post-battle preparations of the regiment located near De Valls Bluff, AR; updates on his health and the health of his fellow soldiers; and a dialogue about selling his pony in Little Rock AR. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182774/
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]
Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182776/
[Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, June 11, 1862]
Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother, Sarah Kennard from Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas discussing his marching from Dangerfield and their continued marching into Little Rock to meet up with his regiment. Mentions meeting soldiers who were discharged because of their age. He met several soldiers in Washington who were in his company and left behind because of sickness and Mart White, who had died. He also discusses the high prices of corn and paper. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182773/
[Letter from Enoch D. Rushing to Charles B. Moore, July 15, 1875]
This letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection is written by Enoch D. Rushing and is addressed to C. B. Moore. Rushing details updates in his are and they are: news about the crop failures in his area, news about local deaths of notable community members, news about local marriages, information about the local mill, information on local politics,and news about his daughter's marriage. In Rushing's closing remarks, he inquires about updates on Ziza, Alvira, Sabina, and Henry. He notes that Moore should direct his letters to Aldenbrook Post Office in Independence county, Arkansas because the old Pleasant Plains Post Office is "kept foul by them dirty McCauleys." It is dated July 17, 1875. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203400/
[Letter from James C. Post, February 27, 1866]
Ordnance and ordnance stores received from Lt. Redway: slings, belts, packing boxes and other items. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186541/
[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]
Letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160262/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182733/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182668/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182661/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182660/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182670/
[Transcript of letter from from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]
Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus, Elvira, Matilda, and Ziza Moore in which a transcribed letter from John Dixon recounts lawless times in Izard County, Arkansas. Charles goes on to write about his opinions on law and order, and then relays local news about friends and family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203124/