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[Letter from C. Kingsbury Jr., December 28, 1865]

Description: Special Order No. 123. The Chief Commissary is charged with seeing this order executed, 50lbs of sour krout and 25lbs of onion to every one hundred rations.
Date: December 28, 1865
Creator: Kingsbury, C., Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Address label for C. B. Moore, December 27, 1865]

Description: An address label from the C. B. Moore Collection. It includes Moore's name, the city he lived in at the time, the county and state, as well as the date. The label is stuck on a fragment of an envelope.
Date: December 27, 1865
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Samuel B. Foster, December 18, 1865]

Description: Letter from Samuel B. Foster to the addressee, "To whom it may concern." Foster has written this letter to inform Sergeant Lafayette's commanding officer that Lafayette has influenza and will not be able to return to duty for 10 days. Sergeant Lafayette was part of the company lead by Capt. Redway, the 1st regiment, N. Y. Veteran's Cavalry.
Date: December 18, 1865
Creator: Foster, Samuel B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette and Rosa Redway, December 10, 1865]

Description: This item contains two letters: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway to his wife, Loriette Redway on December 10, 1865; and a letter from Hamilton K. Redway to his daughter, Rosa Redway, on December 10, 1865. Both letters are regarding his business and life in Washington D.C. In his letter to Loriette, Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway. In his letter to Rosa, Redway speaks about the failure of the people in Washington to keep the Sabbath. He asks his daughter to study as much as possible, and to take care of the other children, Flora and Minnie.
Date: December 10, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, December 3, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on December 3, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway mentions that he will remain in the city until he gets his papers, and comments on the affairs of the army in Washington. He mentions that he has visited Munson's Hill and Upton's Hill in Arlington, and informs Loriette that the grounds about the Arlington Home have been turned into a national cemetery and that the old mansion (Custis-Lee Mansion) has been newly painted. According to Redway, there were between seven- and eight-thousand families buried in the cemetery at that time. Redway asks about his father, Chauncy Redway, as well as his daughter, Rosa Redway.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
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, 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 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 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