[Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, June 11, 1862]

One of 49 letters in the series: A. D. Kennard Family Papers, 1842-1884 available on this site.

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Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother, Sarah Kennard from Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas discussing his marching from Dangerfield and their continued marching into Little Rock to meet up with his regiment. Mentions meeting soldiers who were discharged because of their age. He met several soldiers in Washington who were in his company and left behind because of sickness and Mart White, who had died. He also discusses the high prices of corn and paper.

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[2] p. ; 20 x 31 cm.

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Kennard, David S. & Kennard, Sarah June 11, 1862.

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Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother, Sarah Kennard from Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas discussing his marching from Dangerfield and their continued marching into Little Rock to meet up with his regiment. Mentions meeting soldiers who were discharged because of their age. He met several soldiers in Washington who were in his company and left behind because of sickness and Mart White, who had died. He also discusses the high prices of corn and paper.

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[2] p. ; 20 x 31 cm.

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  • June 11, 1862

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Kennard, David S. & Kennard, Sarah. [Letter from David S. Kennard to Sarah Kennard, June 11, 1862], letter, June 11, 1862; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182773/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.