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[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1871-1874]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing docket information that includes attorney names, the names of the parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1863-11~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Description: Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her family, October 10,1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Date: October 10, 1863
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Volunteer enlistment document of Joseph Short, September 18, 1862]

Description: Volunteer enlistment in 1st regiment of the Veterans Company by Joseph Short, born in Ireland, but residing in Binghamton, New York and working as a laborer. This was his second enlistment. He first enlisted in Company C of the 27th regiment of New York State Volunteers.
Date: September 18, 1863
Creator: Roark, Lieutenant John E.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields.
Date: September 11, 1863
Creator: Constant, Mrs. D. C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Certificate of enlistment, September 7, 1863]

Description: A document certifying that Hamilton K. Perry's name appeared in the master roll of C.B 1st Vet Regiment NYS in the service of the United States.
Date: September 7, 1863
Creator: Adjutant General's Office
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers.
Date: September 4, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 3, 1863]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara seeking to reassure her about his recovering health. He updates her on the sickness among the troops. He also comments on the dispirited populace and troops since the fall of Vicksburg.
Date: September 3, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, however it is unclear who she is writing to. In the letter she gives updates on the changes that have been going on throughout the community during the war, and gives information on friends and family.
Date: September 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news.
Date: August 28, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he writes about having fevers and waiting for his box of medicines to arrive. His slave, Al, is sick, so he is having to wait upon the sick,feed his own horses, and do his own cooking. He argues that the losses at Vicksburg, Charleston, or Richmond do not mean that the South is conquered. He says that the North has an advantage with gun boats. He also writes about family, the health of family and friends. He talks about fabric for new pants and vest. He has new orders to move to Pine Bluff.
Date: August 15, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he writes about having fevers and waiting for his box of medicines to arrive. His slave, Al, is sick, so he is having to wait upon the sick,feed his own horses, and do his own cooking. He argues that the losses at Vicksburg, Charleston, or Richmond do not mean that the South is conquered. He says that the North has an advantage with gun boats. He also writes about family, the health of family and friends. He talks about fabric for new pants and vest. He has new orders to move to Pine Bluff.
Date: August 15, 1863
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Certificate of Allegiance for Ziza Moore, August 14, 1863]

Description: Certificate of oath for Ziza Moore. The document certifies that Moore took an Oath of Allegiance to the Government of the United States, and filed a Bond in the office of Provost Marshal in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in the sum of fifteen hundred dollars.
Date: August 14, 1863
Creator: Scarritt, J. J.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Military Pass for Ziza Moore, August 14, 1863]

Description: A military pass from the Provost Marshal of Murfreesboro, Tennessee for Ziza Moore, from August 14, 1863. The order allows Moore to take ten days leave, and to return in Salem Pike.
Date: August 14, 1863
Creator: Scarritt, J. J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections