[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 his wife Clara - May 19, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara - May 19, 1865]

Date: May 19, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara giving her a description of a tree that came down in a storm. He states that he has purchased books for the children. He also gives an update on his family's correspondence and that the bonds had not yet arrived.
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[Postcard from B.A. Doby to A.D. Kennard, May 16, 1883]

[Postcard from B.A. Doby to A.D. Kennard, May 16, 1883]

Date: May 16, 1883
Creator: Doby, B. A.
Description: Letter from B.A. Doby to A.D. Kennard about receiving the balance and he also mentions that he will pay Kennard back with interest.
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[Transcript of Letter from Unknown Author to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from Unknown Author to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Date: July 27, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864]

Date: February 27, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife stating that his brigade has been furloughed and requesting that she come to collect him in Bastrop. He has been sick since the party at Colonel Groce's and she needs to bring a wagon or ambulance to move him.
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 22, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 22, 1864]

Date: February 22, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the order from Captain Weir stating that the men are to report to their captains in their respective counties. He writes of his plans to return home. He also gives an update on his health.
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 26, 1864]

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

Date: 1864-05-26/1864-05-30
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 19, 1864]

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

Date: June 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: 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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