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 County: Shelby County, TN
 Decade: 1860-1869
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - January 1, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - January 1, 1864]

Date: January 1, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress updating him on the war and it's impacts on her local surroundings. She also gives him news about family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives