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[Land Sale Document]

Description: Document selling 150 acres of land held by Ziza Moore to Elizabeth, M. B., and Nancy E. Damron. According to the agreement, the Damron family will pay $2,000 for the land in installments, including interest. The document is signed by Ziza Moore and two witnesses.
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Bedford County (Tenn.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Capt. H. K. Redway, February 17, 1865]

Description: Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Capt. H. K. Redway, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Private B.F. carpenter's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Carpenter was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The private's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation to Cincinnati was $1.50, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Private Carpenter would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia. A note on the lower left side details that the private was charged on payroll for his furlough on February 28, 1865.
Date: February 17, 1865
Creator: Boggess, H. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, February 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Corporal Calvin Hull's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Hull was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The corporal's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation from Portland to Cincinnati was $3.09, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Corporal Hull would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia.
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Boggess, H. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, February 17, 1865]

Description: Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Private B.F. carpenter's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Carpenter was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The private's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation to Cincinnati was $1.50, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Private Carpenter would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia.
Date: February 17, 1865
Creator: Boggess,. H. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inventory and inspection report of Quartermaster's stores, June 20, 1865]

Description: Inventory and inspection report of Quartermaster's stores issued to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway's company. The stores that were listed and inspected were: twelve canteens, twelve haversacks, and twelve ponchos. With the listed items, this report also includes the amount of time these items were in use, by whom they where received, as well as the item's condition and disposition. The report is signed by both Capt. Hamilton K. Redway and Capt. E. H. Brady while they were stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. It is dated June 20, 1865.
Date: June 20, 1865
Creator: Brady, E. H.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pass for Hamilton Redway, March 4, 1862]

Description: Approval to Corporal Redway to travel to Washington to express the remains of a deceased private of his company home.
Date: March 4, 1862
Creator: Brigadier General McDowell Division
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James S. Brisbin, April 16, 1866]

Description: Order No. 43. The 6th U.S. Colored Cavalry is disbanded. The colored men are free as promised when they enlisted. Then tell how to preserve freedom, by the bayonet and the ballot.
Date: April 16, 1866
Creator: Brisbin, James S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from E. H. Brooke, February 15, 1865]

Description: The Adjutant General's Office is notifying that John E. Rouk is accepted to receive payment starting January 1, 1865.
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Brooke, John E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. H. Burggiss to Maj. D. H. McPhail, February 20, 1865]

Description: Letter from H. H. Burggiss to Maj. D.H. Mc Phail in obedience ot order No. 38 of seris 1864, Burggiss furnished transportation. Transportation from Cincinnati OH for Private Orlando Wright at the cost of $1.50.
Date: February 20, 1865
Creator: Burggiss, H. H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John H. Caldwell, February 21, 1863]

Description: John Caldwell has obtained leave of absence for sixty days. The reason for the leave of absence was because they would not let him retire and gave him the absence only if officers could be found to run his command. He wanted his captain to take command but the department would not allow it. Even if he had been granted retirement, it would have ended the same with a temporary command. He was able to acquiesced Dr. Col. Cunningham, a West Point graduate and a gentlemen to take the temporary command.
Date: February 21, 1863
Creator: Caldwell, John H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt for issues, August 26, 1864]

Description: Invoice created by Capt. John J. Carter for four cavalry sabres. The issues were received by Carter at a remount camp in Maryland from Lt. Hamilton K. Redway. The invoice is dated August 26, 1864.
Date: August 26, 1864
Creator: Carter, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[List of ordinance stores, July 1865]

Description: Document listing the items in Ordinance stores. Some items include cavalry sabers, saber belts and plates, and Carbine slings.
Date: July 6, 1865
Creator: Carter, John L.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General court martial order, April 12, 1864]

Description: General court martial order sent to Lieut. H. K. Redway summoning him to a court session on April 13, 1864 at 10 o'clock. The session was being held in Martinsburg, West Virgina. Lieut. Redway would be part of the defense in the case of U. S. vs. John Whittey, Jr., 1st N. Y. Veteran Cavalry.
Date: April 12, 1864
Creator: Cather, T. A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hospital discharge notice, March 16, 1865]

Description: Hospital discharge certificate for Privt. Adolphus Seymour of Company "F," 1st regiment, N. Y. Veteran's Cavalry. The certificate details that the Private has been discharged from service, at Turner's Lane Hospital, due to a disability which was certified by a surgeon.
Date: March 16, 1865
Creator: Christian, R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inventory and inspection report, February 8, 1865]

Description: Inventory and inspection report of unserviceable ordnance and ordnance stores issued to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway's company. The stores that were listed and inspected were: four saddles, ten sabre belts, six bridles and curb bits, and fifteen saddle blankets. With the listed items, this report also includes the amount of time these items were in use, commanding officer's remarks on the item, as well as the item's condition and disposition. The report is signed by both Capt. Hamilton K. Redway and Capt. Ira W. Claflin while they were stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia. It is dated February 8, 1865.
Date: February 88, 1865
Creator: Claflin, Ira W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections