[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 18, 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 David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the finances at home and clothing. He mentions the worth of Confederate money is low, his transfer out of the field, and asked Clara to write more often.

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[4] p. ; 25h x 39.2w in cm.

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Fentress, David 1864-12-18~.

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Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the finances at home and clothing. He mentions the worth of Confederate money is low, his transfer out of the field, and asked Clara to write more often.

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[4] p. ; 25h x 39.2w in cm.

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Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the finances at home and clothing. He mentions the worth of Confederate money is low, his transfer out of the field, and asked Clara to write more often.

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 18, 1864],/DWF_oversized_94-049,ark:/67531/metapth182740/

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  • 1864-12-18~

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Fentress, David. [Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 18, 1864], letter, 1864-12-18~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160338/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.