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[Envelope from Liza Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas. There is a note written in blue ink that says "A friendly letter written to Henry from Liza Moore at Flatwood, Ark." According to the dates written at the top, the letter was written on March 8, 1861 and March 10, 1861. The note at the bottom left corner says that it was received on March 27, 1861. A portion of the envelope has been torn away, including most of the postmark.
Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Liza
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Ziza Moore and Family to Charles B. Moore, October 1, 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas. According to the written note at the bottom left corner, it is from Ziza Moore and family and was received on October 15, 1861. It is postmarked Unionville, Tennessee, October 3rd, but the date October 1, 1861 is written in blue ink. the back of the envelope has been torn off.
Date: October 1, 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, January 22, 1865]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway, located in Mannsville, New York,from her husband Hamilton K. Redway who was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. The envelope is dated January 22, 1865.
Date: January 22, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, June 26, 1868]

Description: Envelope from Hammond, Winslow & Williams, attorneys-at-law, Watertown, New York, to Honorable A. H. Laflin, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Date from letter.
Date: June 26, 1868
Creator: Winslow, Bradley
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, March 14, 1865]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway, located in Mannsville, New York,from her husband Hamilton K. Redway who was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. The envelope is dated March 14, 1865.
Date: March 14, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, October 31, 1864]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway, located in Mannsville, New York,from her husband Hamilton K. Redway who was stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. The envelope is dated October 31, 1864.
Date: October 31, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope originally addressed to Loriette C. Redway, 1866]

Description: An envelope, postmarked June 24, 1866, and originally addressed to Mrs. Captain Redway (Loriette Redway) in Mannsville, New York. The envelope was later used by Mrs. Redway to send a letter, presumably to her husband, Hamilton K. Redway, in 1869.
Date: 1869
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, April 19, 1865]

Description: Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, presented at the City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. The eulogy was written by J. G. Holland and was published by Samuel Bowles & Co.: L. J. Powers.
Date: April 19, 1865
Creator: Holland, J. G.
Item Type: Book
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

[General court martial order, January 31, 1865]

Description: By order of the Secretary of War, E. D. Townsend, this general court martial order No.43 states that Captain Henry W. Scott would be released and returned to duty. Scott's trial was held without authority and the proceedings were considered "null and void." The order is signed by the acting adjutant general, but his signature is illegible. The date and location of Capt. Scott's trial is stated in the order.Scott was part of the 1st Veteran New York Cavalry.
Date: January 31, 1865
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General Order J. M. Rife, December 6, 1864]

Description: General Order No. 13 2nd Lieut. Alfred L. Bancroft, 1st NY Veteran Cavalry, is hereby announced as Acting Aide-de-Camp on the Staff of the Colonel commanding, and will be respected and obeyed accordingly.
Date: December 6, 1864
Creator: Rife, J. M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 1, January 2, 1865]

Description: General orders no.1 announces the department staff and details that communications should be addressed to the corresponding heads of different staff departments.
Date: January 2, 1865
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 2, January 13, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 2 specifies five orders that will promote uniformity in reports and returns. These orders will also prevent illegal and irregular details in reports or returns.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 2, January 13, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 2 specifies five orders that will promote uniformity in reports and returns. These orders will also prevent illegal and irregular details in reports or returns.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 4, February 16, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 4 specifies the following calls that would be observed by the soldiers on duty in this command. The daily call schedule is detailed and additional specifications to the schedule are noted.
Date: February 16, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 33, March 11, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 33 details three resolutions made by Congress and they are: Public Resolution - No.24; Public Resolution - No. 25; and Public Resolution - No. 26.
Date: March 11, 1865
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no.226, July 8, 1864]

Description: General orders no.226 detail that the Army ration has been modified. The orders give a list of five regulations that must be observed.
Date: July 8, 1864
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections