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 County: Hardeman County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Transcript of Letter from M. C. Fentress to her son David - May 31, 1858]

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

Date: May 31, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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 Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - July 2, 1858]

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

Date: 1858-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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 Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - September 29, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - September 29, 1858]

Date: September 29, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she expresses concern that he has not received a check she sent him. She says she will be sending him seeds. She also updates her son on the news of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - October 21, 1858]

Date: October 21, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David Fentress in which she gives advice on the building of David's home. She gives details on the ownership of slaves and the division of property. She describes Jimmie's masquerade act. She also says that she will be sending seeds to Clara Fentress, David's wife. Maud updates David on who is in school, which schools, and the cost. Also included is news of family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress - March 18, 1858]

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

Date: March 18, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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 Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, November 30, 1861]

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

Date: November 30, 1861
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - February 19, 1862]

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

Date: February 19, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a 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 Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from  Maud C. Fentress to one of her sons, October 19, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to one of her sons, October 19, 1862]

Date: October 19, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to one of her sons- it is unclear if she's writing to David or Frank Fentress. In the letter she gives updates of the wars' effects on the local people and community. She gives updates on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

Date: 1863-09~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, however it is unclear who she is writing to. In the letter she gives updates on the changes that have been going on throughout the community during the war, and gives information on friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - May 14, 1859]

Date: May 14, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she requests more letters from him. She gives news of her health. The Episcopal convocation and baptisms are discussed. Maud gives news of their family and friends; asks after David's baby; and requests news of his crops.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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