The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 52 Matching Results

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[Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The advertisement states that 300,000 tickets were for sale at $1.00 each and 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were also available for sale to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The advertisement states that 300,000 tickets were for sale at $1.00 each and 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were also available for sale to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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 Clara Fentress, August 30, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara recounting the news of the war; his movements; his assessment of the territory he has crossed and whether it would be good farm land; his and his friends health; what is being eaten; and finally declaring his devoted love for his wife and family.
Date: August 30, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 7, 1863]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara requesting that she look after the orchard, plant grapes, and care for the garden. He states his interest in teaching his daughters how to garden and "kitchen education" before other branches of learning. He describes his health and says that he has not lost any of his sick soldiers.
Date: August 7, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 9, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which tells her how often he has been receiving mail from her; troop movements and his speculation on what the Northern Army will do; how the populace is treated when the U. S. Army moves into their territory; illness among the men; his health; and seeds for his garden.
Date: August 9, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
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 David Fentress to wife Clara, August 4, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding his sickness, how he is out of medicine but improvising to heal sick; going to move to new location to help with sickness. Tells her about the news of the war and politics. Believes end of war is close and England and France will recognize south as separate. Tells his opinion on Lincoln and the exemption fees. He received a commission. Also that men will go back to Texas to get more clothing, how to send clothing to him, telling her to help Aunt Mary with dying pants, he also offers advice on the agriculture at home- cattle, horses, and her father’s crops.
Date: August 4, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr. detailing news from Arkansas and it includes: details about receiving letters from A.D., from Jennie, and from "Ma"; a discussion about John Westbrook who was going on to Parson's regiment; a dialogue about not being "posted in prices of anything" except tobacco; and an update on his health. He ends his letter stating that he will answer Ma's and Jennie's letters another time and for his father, A.D., to excuse his short letter.
Date: August 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections