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  Partner: UNT Archives
 County: Shelby County, TN
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[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 Fentress, October 10,1863]

[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Sallie  Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress,  May 17, 1859]

[Letter from Sallie Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 17, 1859]

Date: May 17, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C. & Fentress, Sallie
Description: Letter from Sallie Fentress to her brother David discussing news from Bolivar and it includes:town health update; news that she and Kate are not going to school; a discussion about the locusts she catches every morning; a dialogue about the weather; a discussion about David's baby and how the family wishes that David, Clara, and baby would visit; and a dialogue about handmade bonnets and clothing made by Maud, Sallie, and Kate for Clara and the baby. Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar and it includes: a discussion about Aunt Susan's letter which details the doctor's resignation of professorship and his wishes to move to Memphis; a dialogue about the financial gains of friends who moved to Memphis; news about Kate's schooling; a discussion about locusts and the weather; news and updates on family and friends; a discussion on Kate's musical and vocal abilities; a dialogue about Sallie's musical abilities; and a discussion about the people staying with David's Uncle John and Aunt Anne's trip to Corinth.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from W. H. McGee to Charles B. Moore, January 15, 1900]

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Charles B. Moore, January 15, 1900]

Date: January 15, 1900
Creator: McGee, William H.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by William H. McGee to Uncle Charlie. In this letter, McGee discusses Mary Ann's itinerary for her return trip. It includes the date she will be returning and details her lay-overs in Nashville and in Memphis.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Personal notes, July 17]

[Personal notes, July 17]

Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail agriculture and travel to Tennessee. Moore lists travel expenses on the back of the page. The document is dated July 17 in an unspecified year.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Distances Between McKinney, Texas and Nashville, Tennesee]

[Distances Between McKinney, Texas and Nashville, Tennesee]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Handwritten list of distances between McKinney in Collin County, Texas and Nashville, Tennesee. The list details each stopping point with the distance to the city from the previous stop. The total number of miles (710) is given at the end of the list.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Personal notes, undated]

[Personal notes, undated]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The following document includes personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The notes detail a visit to family and friends in Tennessee. The document goes on to discuss the President of Oak Cliff school, a representative from the Houston Post, and agriculture. It mentions that it rained much of the time during a trip to Memphis from Nashville. The document is undated.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - January 1, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress - January 1, 1864]

Date: January 1, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress updating him on the war and it's impacts on her local surroundings. She also gives him news about family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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