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[Envelope, January 22, 1865]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway, located in Mannsville, New York,from her husband Hamilton K. Redway who was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. The envelope is dated January 22, 1865.
Date: January 22, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, March 14, 1865]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway, located in Mannsville, New York,from her husband Hamilton K. Redway who was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. The envelope is dated March 14, 1865.
Date: March 14, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, October 31, 1864]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway, located in Mannsville, New York,from her husband Hamilton K. Redway who was stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. The envelope is dated October 31, 1864.
Date: October 31, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope originally addressed to Loriette C. Redway, 1866]

Description: An envelope, postmarked June 24, 1866, and originally addressed to Mrs. Captain Redway (Loriette Redway) in Mannsville, New York. The envelope was later used by Mrs. Redway to send a letter, presumably to her husband, Hamilton K. Redway, in 1869.
Date: 1869
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Insurance certificate, November 17, 1868]

Description: Insurance certificate purchased by Mrs. H.K. Redway from the Lorillard Fire Insurance Company, which was located on 104 Broadway, in the city of New York. The certificate insures the Redway's home for $900.00, clothing and provisions for $100.00, and the barn for $200.00. The total of the insured items and property was $1200.00, an amount which would be paid to the Redways in case of fire.
Date: November 17, 1868
Creator: Lorillard Fire Insurance Company
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Captain H. K. Redway to Mrs. Loriette C. Redway, December 11, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which reassures his wife about their relationship and the love he has for her and their children. The letter is dated December 11, 1864 and was written while Redway was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia.
Date: December 11, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, March 16, 1865]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to his wife Loriette C. Redway that discusses Redway's "muster out roll" as Lieutenant. Redway tells his wife that she must send him the roll in order for him to receive his pay and to be 'mustered in' as captain. Redway sends love to his children, his in-laws, and friends in the letter's closing.
Date: March 16, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, November 20, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses their relationship and how he longs to receive letters from Loriette to reassure him of their love. The letter was written while Redway was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. It is dated November 20, 1864
Date: November 20, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, November 24, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses the letters he has sent to her and also discusses the possibility of Loriette visiting him for a couple of months. Redway sends his love to his children, family, and friends in the letter's closing. The letter is dated November 24, 1864.
Date: November 24, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, October 20, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway that discusses his company which was moved 10 miles up the Kanawha river to Camp Piatt, a camp near Charleston, West Virginia. Redway also discusses the possibility of his wife visiting him at the camp, letters he has received from family, and how his absence affects the company of the 101 men he leads. He tells Loriette to let his children know that he is proud of their improvements in school and that he is anxious to see their lessons firsthand when he visits. He sends his love to family and friends in the letter's closing. This letter was written while Redway was stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. It is dated October 20, 1864.
Date: October 20, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 4, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 4, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his love for his wife and children, and mentions that he would like his family to join him in Washington as soon as possible. Redway informs Loriette that he has had some goods sent to Loriette. Redway asks about Ellen. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked August 6, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 4, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 25, 1867. The letter regards Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway asks if Ellen is there with Loriette. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that there is some excitement over the removal of Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. Also included with this item is the envelope in which this letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 8, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 8, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his concern for his wife's health and asks about her father. Redway says that he is glad to hear that Loriette received the money he sent, and that he may send another two or three hundred dollars to Mr. Baker. He mentions that he has been away from the South for so long, that he would rather live in New York state than in the South. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: May 8, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 25, 1867. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway informs Loriette that he is studying as much as possible to pass the examining board, and asks Loriette to pray that he will be prepared to face the board. Redway mentions that he has heard from Chittenden, and asks if Loriette has heard from Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: May 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 29, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 29, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his affection for his wife and asks about Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that the one year men are soon to be discharged, leaving the regiment below the minimum number. Some camps, including his own, will have to be consolidated. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: May 29, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 2, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 2, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway tells his wife that he has passed the examining board and is awaiting appointment with the army. Redway mentions that people are anxiously awaiting the sitting of Congress. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: November 2, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 4, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 4, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family. He explains that though he would love to return home to his family, he would rather go into the army again in order to monetarily support his family. Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway, about Charles, and about Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: November 4, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 15, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 15, 1865. The letter is regarding Redway's forthcoming military assignment. Redway tells his wife that he expects to be sent to Texas with the 1st Regiment U.S. Colored Cavalry. Redway asks Loriette to send several personal items to him as soon as possible in care of the Adams Express Company. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked November 15, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsvwille, New York.
Date: November 15, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 25, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 25, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway tells his wife that he expects to be sent to Texas. Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway, and thanks Loriette for sending letters from Lester and Carl. Redway mentions that he visited George Washington's Mount Vernon estate and the marble sarcophagus containing Washington's remains. Also included is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: November 25, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, October 28, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on October 28, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business in Maryland and in Washington D.C. Redway's reason for being in Washington is to appear before the board to gain appointment in the army. Redway tells Loriette that permission had been granted for him to appear before the board on October 2, but he had not received notice. He planned to sit before the new board on Monday of the following week. Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family, and explains that he would return to his family did he not feel that his country needed him. Redway asks his wife to keep his business to herself. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: October 28, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections