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[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.
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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Bounds to Charles B. Moore, February 22, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written to Charles B. Moore from J. W. Bounds. In this letter, Bounds informs Moore of the goings-on in Nashville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about Washington's birthday, details about his Christmas vacations and Lila Franklin, a dialogue about the smallpox outbreak in his area, details not to tell his parents about his close encounter with smallpox, a discussion about graduating, and a weather update. He closes the letter by sending his regard to all of the Moore family. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 22, 1900
Creator: Bounds, J. W.
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.
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: 1865-02-uu
Creator: Claflin, Ira W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Elizabeth Simpson Cooper Memoir]

Description: Photocopy of Elizabeth Simpson Cooper's memoir about her childhood in Virginia and later her time in Kansas after moving westward with her family. In the text of her memoir, she describes her school days in Virginia, church, Cooper family history, "Bleeding Kansas" (the period of conflict over deciding if Kansas would be a free or a slave state), and the Civil War in Kansas as well as her personal encounters with Native Americans in Kansas.
Date: 1931-02-24/1932
Creator: Cooper, Elizabeth Simpson, 1840-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. J. Crawford to Charles B. Moore and Rev. Jim Biggs, February 16, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is written by J. J. Crawford and is addressed to Charles B. Moore and Rev. Jim Biggs. In this letter, Crawford informs Moore and Biggs about the goings-on in Nashville, Tennessee. The news includes: a confirmation on the receipt on Moore's letters, a discussion concerning the reasons why he hasn't written Moore in some time, details on the bitter winter weather and how important it is to have a fire in this weather, a dialogue about Moore's trip to Colorado and how Crawford learned much from the letters Moore sent to him,a brief message to Biggs about Tennessee and how he has not been outside of Nashville to see their "old time folks," news about Crawford's family and the winter activities of the children, a message from Anna to the Moore family, and a few messages sent by Crawford to people he knows who reside in Texas. He closes the letter by noting that he hopes Moore, Biggs, and their families are not home bound due to the bad winter weather, detailing that soon the blue birds will sing. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 16, 1899
Creator: Crawford, J. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 3, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In the letter, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in Austin, TX. The news includes: a health update on her well-being at present, a discussion about Weasie Thomas' visit, a dialogue about Linnet's decision to marry, details about expecting a visit from Linnet, a discussion about sewing projects, and notes past events and future plans. The letter is incomplete.
Date: February 3, 1901
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 19, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. In this letter, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: a discussion about how ill she is at present, a confirmation on the receipt of Linnet's most recent letter, details about receiving a letter from Mollie Fields, a discussion about her sewing project, news about friends who have married, a dialogue about how Dalton spent Washington's birthday, and details about when Dalton will meet Linnet at the train station.
Date: February 19, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 20-23, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. The letter begins on Monday night February 20, 1899 and continue until Lula's last letter which was written on Thursday night February 23, 1899. She also has written a brief letter on Friday before she has mailed the letter. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. Lula expresses her sincere longing for Linnet who has left home to go on a trip to Colorado with her father, Charles B. Moore. She updates Linnet on the latest news which includes daily events, friends who are planning trips,details about her own trip to Llano, a dialogue about a green waist she is making, and a discussion about possibly accompanying Aunt Mattie to Colorado to meet Linnet. She notes that she understands why Linnet was so ill with headaches and pains because she has slept on Linnet's side of the bed when the latest "norther" passed through Burnet and the draft made it impossible to sleep comfortably. She mentioned that she had to build the first fire since Linnet's departure. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: 1899-02-20/1899-02-23
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen H. Dardeux to Levi Perryman, February 2, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Dardeux, Comptroller to Levi Perryman, Sheriff and Collector of Montague County discussing letter of the 21st from Deputy W.A. Morris about the deed of lands sold to the state for 1877 taxes. He has received the deed and thinks everything is in order.
Date: February 2, 1880
Creator: Dardeux, Stephen H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections