The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 74 Matching Results

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[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Alice, Linnet, Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charles, February 9, 1890]

Description: Birdie mentions all the people that came over to visit and what Will got her. She mentions the weather they have had and was sorry to hear they were sick. She asks if Alice still pulls hair and that they would write her and Bessie and Mattie. In the letter to her Aunt and Uncle she mentions the weather and what her other Aunts and Uncles have been doing. In Dinkie's letter to Alice she says how happy she is to hear they are doing well. She mentions that their health is also doing well. She had many visitors. She went to town the other day and got some fabric, a dress other things. She mentions the weather and says she hasn't seen Mat R. Miss Nicie is getting married. She asks Linnet to take care of Alice. She is also going to send Alice some money.
Date: February 9, 1890
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to the Moore family, February 4, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Linnet Moore, and Aunt Mollie. In this letter, McGee informs the Moore family and Aunt Mollie of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The News includes: a confirmation about receiving the most current letter written by the Moore's, a weather update, details about the smallpox outbreak and how everyone is getting their vaccinations, a discussion about going to town to get a vaccination and details that Alice is sock from hers, news about community deaths, a dialogue about social events some family members attended and what happened at the events, health updates on Matilda Dodd and on the family members who have been vaccinated, and a discussion about clothing. She closes the letter by noting that the family should write to her soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 4, 1900
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mollie Moore and Family, February 21, 1915]

Description: Letter to Mollie Moore and family from Birdie McKinley discussing family and local health, the sentencing of two men in her town, and miscellaneous news, including some about Christmas, other people who are going to write Mollie, and gardening. Birdie does not mention the crime committed in the case, but that the men involved were sentenced and she does not think they are guilty.
Date: February 21, 1915
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.
Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Claude White to Linnet Moore, February 23, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Claude White and is addressed to Linnet Moore. In this letter, White discusses his relationship with Linnet, details about visiting friends, and notes how beautiful the snow is and how it affects all the same way, regardless of social status. He notes that they will soon have their intentions out in plan view and everyone will understand their feeling for one another. He mention the Dodson's situation and closes his letter by noting that Linnet must write him soon.
Date: February 23, 1901
Creator: White, Claude
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
Date: 1862-02-22~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara Fentress requesting money to purchase a saddle as well as urging her to write him more regularly. Towards the end of the letter, he tells her that he has read that several foreign nations have begun to recognize the confederacy and he also speculates on the events of the war.
Date: February 26, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 19, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his trip to Houston to acquire medicine for his troops. He gives details of his trip, how much he spent, and his plans to send his wife some money. He passes on news of the war. He says that the Monitor Fleet is a failure. He also speculates on the future of the war. He gives an update on his health.
Date: February 19, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee and William Dodd to C. B. Moore, February 24, 1888]

Description: William hopes that Linnet has recovered from whooping cough. None of the kids have come down with whooping cough yet and he has to worry about measles going around. He received a letter from Tobe and Florence. He mentions the weather and the crops being planted. He also mentions the people who have died. Em's daughter who got married moved away. Dinky says they are all well except for Willie who has a bad cold. She went to town for some errands. She gives some advice for Linnet and wishes they were with her. She mentions that Mr.Campbell is moving to Nashville.
Date: February 24, 1888
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & Dodd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, February 15, 1908]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White regarding a question from Mr. White about promoting from Second to First Grade positions in the Custom House Service. The letter is typed on the letterhead of the Washington Civil Service School, which provides correspondence courses to prepare for Federal Civil Service Examinations. Mr. Hopkins is the president of the school. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to M. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, R. F. D. #4, Box 25. It is postmarked Washington, D. C., February 15, 1908.
Date: February 15, 1908
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, February 26, 1908]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding Mr. White's application to take training courses by mail through the school in preparation for a civil service examination. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, Box 25, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., February 26, 1908. There are some handwritten notes in pencil on the back. There is also a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E Street, N. W., Washington, D. C.
Date: February 26, 1908
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
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[Letter from F. H. Dougherty to Linnet Moore, February 28, 1899]

Description: He mentions that he doesn't have to study and so will write Linnet some lines. He comments on how Minnie and Miss Dalton are doing. He went to Marble Falls when they had a holiday. He also mentions that J. looked sick after she left. He got moved around in school and he hasn't been to see Minnie since Linnet left. He is looking at her debate and is very proud of himself. He asks her about driving, Delaware and her time in Burnet. He was sad when she left and asks if she would return. He also asks that she write him a long letter soon.
Date: February 28, 1899
Creator: Dougherty, F. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
Date: February 8, 1850
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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