[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 25, 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 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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Fentress, David August 25, 1864.

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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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[4]p. ; 8 h x 5 w in cm.

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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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  • August 25, 1864

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Fentress, David. [Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 25, 1864], letter, August 25, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182683/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.