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 County: Harris County, TX
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 30, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 30, 1864]

Date: December 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his being ordered to take charge of Hospital No. 2 in Houston. The letter is badly faded, but it appears that he is discussing his plans for travel to take up his post.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

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

Date: February 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

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

Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, September 11, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, September 11, 1864]

Date: September 11, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara Fentress, describing his new orders to Houston, Texas. He also discusses the possibility of a leave of absence.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to  his wife Clara, February 22, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 22, 1864]

Date: February 22, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara states that he handed Major Morgan money and candy for his family. Dr. Fentress gives her instructions on how to retrieve it and what debts to pay. He give an update on his health. He also has received an invitation from Colonel Groce for a "gathering."
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - September 11, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - September 11, 1864]

Date: September 11, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara Fentress, describing his new orders to Houston, Texas. He also discusses the possibility of a leave of absence.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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