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[Circular from E. D. Townsend, August 18, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 64. In order to make transfers of enlisted men from one regiment to another, the following papers should be made out: Quadruplicate must and descriptive rolls of the men, with a copy of the order transferring them attached to each roll, one copy to be forwarded to the Adjutant General of the Army, another copy to the Adjutant General of the Sate to which the men belong, another copy to be sent with the men to the respective regiments to which they are transferred. These rolls will contain the information indicated by the blanks for muster and descriptive rolls, including date, place and by whom mustered into the service. Each copy will be examined and verified and countersigned by the Commissary or Assistant Commissary of Musters for the command, and will be, when completed, evidence of muster-in and proper transfer.
Date: August 18, 1864
Creator: Townsend, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

Description: Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
Date: August 1864
Creator: Moore, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway, August 17, 1864]

Description: Redway certifies that in accordance with General Order No. 22, he sent valise containing his company books and records to Martinsburg West Virginia for storage. Redway believes that it was captured by the enemy on July 3, 1864, so Redway was unable to make out his returns.
Date: August 17, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway, August 17, 1864]

Description: Redway certifies that in accordance with General Order No. 22, he sent valise containing his company books and records to Martinsburg West Virginia for storage. Redway believes that it was captured by the enemy on July 3, 1864, so Redway was unable to make out his returns.
Date: August 17, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt for issues, August 26, 1864]

Description: Invoice created by Capt. John J. Carter for four cavalry sabres. The issues were received by Carter at a remount camp in Maryland from Lt. Hamilton K. Redway. The invoice is dated August 26, 1864.
Date: August 26, 1864
Creator: Carter, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt for issues, August 27, 1864]

Description: Receipt of issues for Lt. H. K. redway from Major E. D. Comstock. The issued carbine "stars" were received by Redway at Point of Rockland on August 27, 1864. The invoice is signed by Major E. D. Comstock.
Date: August 27, 1864
Creator: Comstock, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections