[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, April 14, 1864]

One of 556 letters in the series: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916 available on this site.

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Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses that Redway longs to receive letters from Loriette. He details that his regiment is being moved, but does not have additional information about the location they are moving to. He asks Loriette to write anyways regardless of their move and tells her to take care of herself. He sends his love to his children in the letter's closing. The letter was written while Redway was stationed near Martinsburg,West Virginia.

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[2] p. ; 24 x 19 cm.

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Redway, Hamilton K. April 14, 1864.

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Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses that Redway longs to receive letters from Loriette. He details that his regiment is being moved, but does not have additional information about the location they are moving to. He asks Loriette to write anyways regardless of their move and tells her to take care of herself. He sends his love to his children in the letter's closing. The letter was written while Redway was stationed near Martinsburg,West Virginia.

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[2] p. ; 24 x 19 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. Altogether, these Civil War and Reconstruction-era papers include information about events in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. They reflect the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was generously funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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  • April 14, 1864

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Redway, Hamilton K. [Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, April 14, 1864], letter, April 14, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186776/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.