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  Partner: UNT Archives
 County: Pulaski County, AR
 Serial/Series Title: A. D. Kennard Family Papers, 1842-1884
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

Date: August 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr. detailing news from Arkansas and it includes: details about receiving letters from A.D., from Jennie, and from "Ma"; a discussion about John Westbrook who was going on to Parson's regiment; a dialogue about not being "posted in prices of anything" except tobacco; and an update on his health. He ends his letter stating that he will answer Ma's and Jennie's letters another time and for his father, A.D., to excuse his short letter.
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[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard,Jr, June 21, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard,Jr, June 21, 1862]

Date: June 21, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr., detailing news about his time in the camps by the White River in Arkansas and the news includes: the present location of David's regiment who has set up camps on the White River near De Valls, Arkansas; a dialogue about his company who attempted to travel to "Charles town" (Charleston, AR) by boat,fifty miles away, on the night of June the 16th only to discover the "feds" had captured the town that day; a discussion about marching to meet the company who was traveling to "Charles town"; an account of how his company prepared for battle on June the 18th; a detailed dialogue on the reason why they took a "stand"; a discussion about the fight at Charleston, AR; an account of the post-battle preparations of the regiment located near De Valls Bluff, AR; updates on his health and the health of his fellow soldiers; and a dialogue about selling his pony in Little Rock AR.
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[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

Date: September 10, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers.
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[Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, June 11, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, June 11, 1862]

Date: June 11, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S. & Kennard, Sarah
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother, Sarah Kennard from Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas discussing his marching from Dangerfield and their continued marching into Little Rock to meet up with his regiment. Mentions meeting soldiers who were discharged because of their age. He met several soldiers in Washington who were in his company and left behind because of sickness and Mart White, who had died. He also discusses the high prices of corn and paper.
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