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[Quarterly Return of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores, December 31, 1864]

Description: Quarterly return of ordnance and ordnance stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company F, 1st Regiment New York Veteran Cavalry, for the fourth quarter of 1864. The return details the amount of serviceable and unserviceable small arms and corresponding accoutrements, equipments, appendages, and ammunition, as well as parts for repair. The document was signed by Captain Hamilton K. Redway on December 31, 1864 at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia.
Date: December 31, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Return of Capt. Hamilton K. Redway, December 1864]

Description: Return of Capt. Hamilton K. Redway which details the present and absent men of Company "F" First Veteran regiment of the New York Cavalry for the month of December in the year of 1864. The return notes enlisted men on "extra or daily duty," commissioned officers present or absent, and any alterations made to the company for this particular month. This document was created while Redway was stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia.
Date: December 31, 1864
Creator: Redway, Capt. Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, December 31, 1864]

Description: Special orders from Lieut. Col. J. S. Platner to Lieut. Redway which order the mustering of Redway's company. It specifies that the muster rolls be sent to headquarters as soon as possible. Nash states that the muster rolls will be read as soon as Tuesday January 3, 1865.
Date: December 31, 1864
Creator: Platner, Lieutenant Colonel J. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt of supplies, December 30, 1864]

Description: Receipt of supplies shipped to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway at his station in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. The receipt states that fifty bales of hay, one hundred sacks of oats, and 236 bushels of corn were sent via train to Redway at Kelly's Creek. On the back of the receipt, someone noted that forty three bales of hay, eleven sacks of oats, and one lot of corn were received for forage.
Date: December 30, 1864
Creator: United States Army
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lewis Sherrilan, December 28, 1864]

Description: General Orders No. 30. Corps. and army commanders can grant leave of absence or furloughs with the following regulations. the regulations specify who and how many men can be absent at one time.There are seven regulations for leave of absence or furloughs.
Date: December 28, 1864
Creator: Sherrilan, Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Substitution Request from Henry S. Field to Hamilton K. Redway, December 20, 1864]

Description: Correspondence from Henry S. Field to Captain Hamilton K. Redway on December 20, 1864 requesting assistance in the substitution of Private William Thompson's son, Abel Thompson, in his place. In this letter, Field states that Private Thompson is afflicted with an organic disease of the heart. Field strongly recommends the substitution of Private Thompson's son, Abel Thompson, who is seventeen years of age.
Date: December 20, 1864
Creator: Field, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 301, December 19, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 301 details that every officer and soldier capable of duty is needed on the field. The document instructs that all Provost Marshals, Boards of Enrollment, surgeons, recruiting officers to send all who are fit for service to the front.
Date: December 19, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. M. Rife, December 16, 1864]

Description: General orders No. 14. First Capt. Claflin inspection of the cavalry was good. Officers should exert themselves to the fullest. Officers and men will be taught in all that pertains to General and in the manual of Arms and dismount movements. This Order is to be read by Commanders for three days at Roll call.
Date: December 16, 1864
Creator: Rife, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, December 15, 1864]

Description: Special orders from A. H. Nash to Captain Redway which detail that these orders should be relayed to all men in Redway's company whose muster and descriptive rolls have not been received. It also states that Redway should wait for a courier from Soup Creek with a similar dispatch.
Date: December 15, 1864
Creator: Nash, Lt. A. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from R. F. Taylor, December 14, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 5. Company Commanders will take away all citizen clothing, rebel clothing and other clothing not in accordance with the uniforms form enlisted men in their respective companies. The Commanders are responsible to send the clothes out of reach of their men.
Date: December 14, 1864
Creator: Taylor, R. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections