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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 County: Jefferson County, AR
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160257/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he writes about having fevers and waiting for his box of medicines to arrive. His slave, Al, is sick, so he is having to wait upon the sick,feed his own horses, and do his own cooking. He argues that the losses at Vicksburg, Charleston, or Richmond do not mean that the South is conquered. He says that the North has an advantage with gun boats. He also writes about family, the health of family and friends. He talks about fabric for new pants and vest. He has new orders to move to Pine Bluff. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160332/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, July 12, 1863]
Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara informing her of his improving health; the continuing problems of sickness among the troops; the movement of the troops; a description of how his wife can treat a problem with her face; and news of the war. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160253/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 23, 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing his ill health. He remarks that he has had no letter from her, yet hopes to hear from her before the end of the war. Included in the letter are remarks on troop movements; a request for a photograph; talk of good crops; family updates; and the weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160251/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 30, 1863]
Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara declaring his love and stating the importance of communication between them. He includes news of his health; troop locations and news of the war. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160252/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 3, 1863]
Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara seeking to reassure her about his recovering health. He updates her on the sickness among the troops. He also comments on the dispirited populace and troops since the fall of Vicksburg. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160258/
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]
Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160259/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, June 23, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing his ill health. He remarks that he has had no letter from her, yet hopes to hear from her before the end of the war. Included in the letter are remarks on troop movements; a request for a photograph; talk of good crops; family updates; and the weather. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182662/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182668/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he writes about having fevers and waiting for his box of medicines to arrive. His slave, Al, is sick, so he is having to wait upon the sick,feed his own horses, and do his own cooking. He argues that the losses at Vicksburg, Charleston, or Richmond do not mean that the South is conquered. He says that the North has an advantage with gun boats. He also writes about family, the health of family and friends. He talks about fabric for new pants and vest. He has new orders to move to Pine Bluff. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182735/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, July 12, 1863]
Transcript of a letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara informing her of his improving health; the continuing problems of sickness among the troops; the movement of the troops; a description of how his wife can treat a problem with her face; and news of the war. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182664/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 30, 1863]
Transcript of a letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara declaring his love and stating the importance of communication between them. He includes news of his health; troop locations and news of the war. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182663/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 3, 1863]
Transcript of a Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara seeking to reassure her about his recovering health. He updates her on the sickness among the troops. He also comments on the dispirited populace and troops since the fall of Vicksburg. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182669/
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]
Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182670/