[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

One of 211 letters in the series: The David W. Fentress Family Letters, 1856-1969 available on this site.

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Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.

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p. 4 ; 32 h x 40 w in cm.

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Fentress, Maud C. January 15, 1864.

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Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.

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p. 4 ; 32 h x 40 w in cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • January 15, 1864

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Fentress, Maud C. [Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864], letter, January 15, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160328/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.