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 County: Travis County, TX
 Decade: 1860-1869
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, July 17, 1862 ]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, July 17, 1862 ]

Date: July 17, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara, stating that he will be allowed ten days leave so that his uniform can be made at home; he gives information on the welfare of family and friends; and says he gets paid $20.00 monthly; he also gives news of the war including a victory over George McClellan, that Vicksburg still holds out, and the movement of Northern troops.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862]

Date: March 31, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he sends news of arriving at Camp Terry, near Austin, Texas. He describes his housing conditions, the items that were purchased and their three week supply of provisions. He also updates her on his health. He asks that her father bring her to the camp to visit him.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives