The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 37 Matching Results

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[Circular from J. S. Platner, February 3, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 1. Saddler and ? will report for duty with ? Company Cook will report for duty, unless covering for the company. it is necessary to reduce as much as possible the large number of reported on extra or daily duty.
Date: February 3, 1865
Creator: Platner, J. S.
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
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

[Letter from Adjutant General's Office, February 25, 1865]

Description: Letter from the Adjutant General's office addressed to the commanding officer of "F" Company, 1st N. Y. Vet. Cavalry which discusses missing papers for Private Andrew M. Anderson. The letter states that Anderson's records are missing a final inventory.
Date: February 25, 1865
Creator: War Department, Adjutant General's Office
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.
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 Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, February 1, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses his next assignment during the war. He also notes that he has been on a tour down river and has had his photograph taken. He states that he will send one to Loriette, but warns her that his likeness appears "cross as usual." He sends his love to his children and his family in the letter's closing. The letter was written while Redway was at Camp Stoneman and is dated February 1, 1864.
Date: February 1, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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

[Letter from Robert P. Kennedy, February 25, 1865]

Description: Circular: Prisoners of War will be borne on Muster Rolls, Reports, and Returns, in accordance with the instructions contained therein. General: The Prisoners of War are to be Mustered as "Prisoners of War," and on the monthly and tri-monthly reports, although not on detached service without the army, they should be accounted for in that column, with not in the column of "Remarks," how many are of that class. On back are a list of names.
Date: February 25, 1865
Creator: Kennedy, Robert P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[List of Quartermaster's Stores Expended - February 1865]

Description: A list of the Quartermaster's stores lost or destroyed in the public serve at Camp Piatt, West Virginia under the direction of Captain Hamilton K. Redway in the month of February 1865. One cavalry horse was shot by order of the veterinary surgeon for contagious disease.
Date: February 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections