Batteries Facing the River at Vicksburg

Batteries Facing the River at Vicksburg

Date: [1911]
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: Map illustrating gun batteries along a river in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Below these river emplacements is a map of a battery at the hospital in Vicksburg, which includes some sketching of elevation. Scale 1:3,600
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book Transcription]

[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book Transcription]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Line-by-line typed transcription of the text portion of A. C. Lenert's memorandum book documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The expenditure lists and other notes at the end of the original document are not included in this transcript.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

Date: July 21, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his aunt in which he catches up on family news and comments on the daughter he has not yet met. He says that he sent a prescription to his wife to help heal her facial problem. He says he told William Berry of his son's death. Then he recounts speculation on Clara Berry's association with Dr. Van Dorn. He notes that a plantation house has been turned into a hospital and that one third of his men are sick.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

Date: 1862/1865
Creator: Lenert, A. C.
Description: Photocopy of a handwritten memorandum book written by A. C. Lenert documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Copy of Narrative From A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

[Copy of Narrative From A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photocopy of a partial, typed transcript of A. C. Lenert's memorandum book documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. This transcription includes only the narrative portions of the memorandum book describing military experiences and is not formatted to match the original.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress,1863]

[Letter from David Fentress,1863]

Date: 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Partial letter from David Fentress to an unknown recipient. In the letter he describes his new location near bayous and lakes, and compares it to Brazos Bottom. He also discusses the living arrangements of him and his men, and mentions that he has lost one man in his time there. He ends the letter hoping to be home by Christmas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

[Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

Date: July 21, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his aunt in which he catches up on family news and comments on the daughter he has not yet met. He says that he sent a prescription to his wife to help heal her facial problem. He says he told William Berry of his son's death. Then he recounts speculation on Clara Berry's association with Dr. Van Dorn. He notes that a plantation house has been turned into a hospital and that one third of his men are sick.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[LeTourneau Hotel]

[LeTourneau Hotel]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a LeTourneau Industries hotel, which was designed by Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. Evelyn was married to Robert G. LeTourneau, the founder of LeTourneau Industries. The photograph shows an aerial view of the hotel, which was built in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: 1945~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows an aerial view of the facility. The platforms were assembled on the river band and were walked into the river for final fitting. From Vicksburg, the river tow boats transported the rigs to New Orleans, Louisiana, where they were transferred to the Gulf by ocean going tugs. The first off-shore drilling rig ever created was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau without any formal drawings or plans.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: June 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows three rigs under construction.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
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