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 Decade: 1860-1869
 Year: 1862
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, December 29,1862]

[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, December 29,1862]

Date: December 29, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Description: General Orders No. 55. A complete list of officers and men with the information if he had had furlough since his service, when, and for what length of time, also the case of absence of the individual and who gave permission.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, December 18,1862]

[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, December 18,1862]

Date: December 18, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Description: Lt. Gen. Longstreet expresses his gratitude for those troops of 1st Army Corps. for their firm resistance to the enemy in the Battle of the 13 December, 1862 near Fredericksburg VA.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, December 16,1862]

[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, December 16,1862]

Date: December 16, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Description: General Order No. 114. Commanders are to make sure that provisions are at hand, ammunition and transportation. Officers are to take care of their men and soldiers are to obey their officers.
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
[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
[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 28,1862]

[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 28,1862]

Date: November 28, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Description: General Order No. 52. When waiting for action on an application for leave, no one can make a personal application to support the application for leave. Also no applications will be accepted unless sent through the proper channels, no personal deliveries of applications.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David S. Kennard to A.D. Kennard, November 20, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to A.D. Kennard, November 20, 1862]

Date: November 22, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to A.D. Kennard from Camp Nelson, Arkansas, discussing all the sickness in the camp. Wesley Gentry is very sick and old man Gentry is staying with him in a house, William Sanders was sick, and Henry Walker died about a week ago. Old Mr. Higgens and Simian came by with Jim Higgens, who they were taking home. William Boathright paid money he owed. They may be marching soon. Heard about big battle in Virginia where General Lee routed McClelland's whole army. Kennard mentions he heard that France had recognized the South and the "Old United States" had declared war against her.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 14,1862]

[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 14,1862]

Date: November 14, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Description: General Orders No. 48. Major J.J. Garnett is now Inspector of Ordnance, he is to be obeyed and respected accordingly.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Circular from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 13,1862]

[Circular from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 13,1862]

Date: November 13, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Description: Circular that Brigade Commanders make sure that adjoining fields or woods are not set on fire by their encampments. If done by accident then they are to try to extinguish it, Brigade Commanders will not be responsible for their recurrences.
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
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