[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, February 27, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, February 27, 1864]

Date: February 27, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara states that he handed Major Morgan money and candy for his family. Dr. Fentress gives her instructions on how to retrieve it and what debts to pay. He give an update on his health. He also has received an invitation from Colonel Groce for a "gathering."
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara that informs her that his Brigade is being sent back to Texas by detachments. He says that he will try to obtain a furlough once he reaches Houston, Texas, so that he can see her, the children, and pick up some books.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 26, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 26, 1864]

Date: May 26, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara to give her information on where to send her letters to him. He also gives news on the categories of soldiers that are being granted furloughs. There is a note on the back, dated May 30, that gives an update on his health and news of the war.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Date: August 16, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 25, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 25, 1864]

Date: August 25, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he states how upset he is that he has not heard form her since June. He recounts a bad dream he had. He updates her on his effort to gain a leave of absence and a transfer. He also describes his health.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - September 11, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - September 11, 1864]

Date: September 11, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara Fentress, describing his new orders to Houston, Texas. He also discusses the possibility of a leave of absence.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - December 7, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - December 7, 1864]

Date: December 7, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from the David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" (Clara Fentress). The letter is badly faded. It appears to inform the recipient that the writer is about to take a trip of several days. The trip may have been delayed so he can "wait until all danger is past."
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[Transcript of Letter from  David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

Date: February 26, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara Fentress requesting money to purchase a saddle as well as urging her to write him more regularly. Towards the end of the letter, he tells her that he has read that several foreign nations have begun to recognize the confederacy and he also speculates on the events of the war.
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