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 County: Sabine Parish, LA
 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, May 19, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 19, 1864]

Date: May 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he recounts his participation in a battle that took place before May 19, 1864. He writes about the successes and set backs. He writes of the soldiers killed, wounded and missing. He says that some of the soldiers who died were accused of smelling of Louisiana rum. He ends the letter with news of his health and the health of friends.
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