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[List of Quartermaster's Stores, January 29, 1866]

Description: Form for transferring items from the quartermaster's stores, in this case, one field desk in serviceable condition delivered by James Powell to Redway, stationed at De Valls Bluff, Arkansas.
Date: January 29, 1866
Creator: Powell, James
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[List of Quartermaster's Stores, January 29, 1866]

Description: Form for transferring items from the quartermaster's stores, in this case, one field desk in serviceable condition delivered by James Powell to Redway, stationed at De Valls Bluff, Arkansas.
Date: January 29, 1866
Creator: Powell, James
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. F. Gilluly, January 23, 1866]

Description: Ordnance and ordnance stores received from Lieut. W. F. Gilluly to Lieut. H. K. Redway. Stores such as: belts, cartridge boxes, brush whips, screw drivers and other items.
Date: January 23, 1866
Creator: Gilluly, W. F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, January 5, 1866]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on January 5, 1866. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's feelings toward his wife. Redway expresses his disappointment in his wife's suspicion of him, and attests his affection for her and his family. Redway mentions that he will soon be in Little Rock, Arkansas. Redway also mentions that he has heard from Hib.
Date: January 5, 1866
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Abstract of Expenditures for the First Quarter of 1866]

Description: Abstract of materials expended or consumed in Company D, 6th Regiment U.S. Colored Cavalry during the first quarter of 1866. The form used is No. 10-(c.). On the reverse side it is indicated as copy No. 3. A total of 1,000 stores of ammunition were expended in practice firing, and a total of 20 stores of materials were expended in the repair of arms.
Date: 1866
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Blank Envelope, 1866]

Description: Blank envelope which was used for military correspondence during the Civil War.
Date: 1866
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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