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

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

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Transcript of a 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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[1]p. ; 22 X 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 22, 1864.

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Transcript of a 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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[1]p. ; 22 X 28 cm.

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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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  • February 22, 1864

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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 22, 1864], letter, February 22, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182677/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.