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 County: Pulaski County, AR
 Serial/Series Title: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

Date: August 28, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Date: 1863- 03-29
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

Date: November 12, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

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

Date: September 4, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Date: July 27, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from  David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

Date: March 29, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

Date: August 28, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

Date: November 12, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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