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 County: Hardeman County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[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 C. Fentress to her David Fentress, December 25, 1860]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her David Fentress, December 25, 1860]

Date: December 25, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from M.(Maud)C. Fentress to her son David regarding the separation of the southern states from the union; the sale of slaves (Barb and her two children); breeding and care of a female slave named Eliza; hiring out of a slave; the capture and hanging of an abolitionist; and the health of those around her.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

Date: February 19, 1862
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she sends news of the battle at Fort Donaldson, Tennessee. She gives her opinion of the news of the war and the generals. She says she longs to see the men drafted as there are men who are "loafing and drinking" who should be compelled to fight. She describes the capture of Confederate soldiers. She ends the letter with family news.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

Date: 1858-07~
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, in which she sends information on the welfare of family and friends; the cost of property; photographs recently taken; and a seed exchange.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

Date: March 18, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter written by Maud Fentress to her son David in which she congratulates David and Clara on their recent marriage. She gives advice on buying land; discusses recent gifts she has sent; she sends information on family and friends; and Anne's illness and the treatment she received.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]

Date: May 31, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses financial arrangements to buy land and what her son will raise on his land. She also fills him in on family activities and health.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - November 30, 1861]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - November 30, 1861]

Date: November 30, 1861
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses Frank's illness; the problems Jimmie has had in his Company; and the reluctance of some men to go to war. She tells him the current price of swine. She continues to give a description of the division of Union and Confederacy supporters around her. She finishes the letter with news of the war, the shortage of physicians, and the people she knows who are unwell.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - August 10, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - August 10, 1859]

Date: August 10, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the gifts she has sent his daughter; the potential purchase of David's mare by Maud; a fight among people they know; the weather and what to wear; and news of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - June 6, 1860]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - June 6, 1860]

Date: June 6, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding his crop failure in Texas. She gives updates on the activities of friends and family. She also discusses schooling and teaching the children skills. Maud wishes David success with his raising stock. She also questions whether she should move to Texas or stay where she is.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David W. Fentress - November 12, 1859]

Date: November 12, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she updates him on the activities of family and friends; her purchase of a mare; the search for land to buy; and the weather.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives