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[Circular from I. S. Platner, February 22nd, 1865]

Description: Circular from I.S Platner requesting that each week commanding officers submit a report about the effective forces in their companies.
Date: February 22, 1865
Creator: Platner, I. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from J. S. Platner, February 3, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 1. Saddler and ? will report for duty with ? Company Cook will report for duty, unless covering for the company. it is necessary to reduce as much as possible the large number of reported on extra or daily duty.
Date: February 3, 1865
Creator: Platner, J. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from J. S. Platner, November 12, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 1. Commandants will be held strictly responsible that ? is turned into Head Quarters by 9 o'clock on the 7th,17th, and 27 of each month. Monthly returns accompanied by descriptive list of all deserters for the north will be sent on the last day of each month as early as 9 o'clock am.
Date: November 12, 1864
Creator: Platner, J. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from L. S. Hatues, November 26, 1864]

Description: Circular from L. S. Hatues telling commanders how to report their officers and soldiers behavior in their monthly reports.
Date: November 26, 1864
Creator: Hatues, L. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 13,1862]

Description: Circular that Brigade Commanders make sure that adjoining fields or woods are not set on fire by their encampments. If done by accident then they are to try to extinguish it, Brigade Commanders will not be responsible for their recurrences.
Date: November 13, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from Major General Hancock, April 6, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 11. The complete list of equipment of the soldiers are: one blouse, one pair of trousers,two drawers, two shirts, two pairs of socks, two pairs of shoes, one woolen blanket, one piece of shelter tent. Uniform coats will be turned in as required by General Order No. 48.
Date: April 6, 1865
Creator: Hancock, Major General
Item Type: Text
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.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular Number 12, Issued April 6, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 12.issued by Major General Hancock, stating that company and regiment Commanders forwarding official papers to the War Department without letters of transmittal or any official explanation. Officers are reminded of the necessary of forwarding with such papers letters of transmittal and explanation in order that the same may have proper attention.
Date: April 6, 1865
Creator: Hancock, Major General
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular no. 33, June 14, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 33, which is hints to officers leaving the service.
Date: June 14, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Civil War Muster Booklet]

Description: "Muster into service" booklet listing all the men, presumably in Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry. The lists contain physical descriptions of men, place of birth, location of enlistment, etc.
Date: 1863/1865
Creator: [Redway, Hamilton K.]
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Claim for horse, May 15, 1864]

Description: Claim for a horse shot in battle, describing how the loss of the horse was not the fault of Cpt. Redway.
Date: 1864-05-15~
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping, March 31, 1866]

Description: A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The clipping is a business advertisement for P. Reynaud who was a commission merchant from Houston Texas. Reynaud's advertisement notes that his line of business was in the sale of cotton, hides, and country produce. It also lists a few of his associates.
Date: March 31, 1866
Creator: Waco Texas Register
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clothing account request, March 8, 1865]

Description: Letter requesting that the descriptive list and clothing accounts for Maus V. V. Washburn, who is a patient in the Cuyler U. S. Army General Hospital in Philadelphia, be forwarded to the Medical Director's Office in Philadelphia as he was admitted with nothing.
Date: March 8, 1865
Creator: Kendall, T. C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Company Orders Book, June 15, 1864-June 1865]

Description: Company order book with special orders, many of them for promotions and demotions. They include demotions for robbing a paroled rebel soldier, incompetence, intoxication, and disorderly behavior. There is an order that all men must turn in all civilian and rebel clothing. The book also appears to have been used for schoolwork and drawing by children at some later date. It also includes some song lyrics or poetry. Many pages are cut out of the back of the book and some pages partially missing.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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

[Deed of Conveyance, July 9, 1868]

Description: Deed of conveyance from W. T. Williams and wife, Elizabeth, for the sale of land to Levi Perryman in 1868.
Date: July 9, 1868
Creator: Fanning, William
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Duplicate: Invoice of stores turned over, June 23, 1864]

Description: Invoice of stores turned over by John S. Platner, Lt. Colonel Commanding 1st New York Veteran's Cavalry, to Hamilton K. Redway. This is the second of two near-identical copies; the documents have some words spelled differently.
Date: June 23, 1864
Creator: Platner, John S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Empty envelope, 1863]

Description: An empty envelope labeled "Ziza Moore papers, certificates, passes, etc."
Date: 1863
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections