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[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten memorandum book written by A. C. Lenert documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Date: 1862/1865
Creator: Lenert, A. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Copy of Narrative From A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

Description: Photocopy of a partial, typed transcript of A. C. Lenert's memorandum book documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. This transcription includes only the narrative portions of the memorandum book describing military experiences and is not formatted to match the original.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Page of homework, undated]

Description: A practice sheet for English. Indicative past and present tenses, subjective past and present tenses,potential past and present present tenses and the indicative past and present again are all on the sheet. Also there is a small receipt at the bottom of the first page.
Date: 18??
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Subscription Receipt, July 10, 1861]

Description: Subscription for Mr. Kennard detailing copper, powder, blankets and other things. The text appears to say "Gran[...] Te[x]t, Jny 10th 1861, A D Kinard To the Subscription of I.Seurl[oc]k & Co., Taken up in the following Articles To Wit..."
Date: January 10, 1861
Creator: I. Seurlock & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt from Daly, Miller, & Co. for Cattle Purchase]

Description: Receipt for A. D. Kennard's purchase of 16 cattle and some hay. A handwritten note at the bottom of the receipt appears to say "We have steady market. Prospects fair. Cable not quite heavy enough."
Date: May 7, 1884
Creator: Daly, Miller, & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Statement of Transportation Costs Submitted to Army Paymaster]

Description: Form letter from Lewis to Lt. Col. Hiram Leonard (U.S. Army Paymaster) stating that transportation was furnished for Sergt. L. Cross from Cincinnati OH to Chenaugo Falls NY at the cost of $13.30.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Lewis J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[List of equipment retained by discharged soldiers, July 1868]

Description: Articles of camp and garrison equipage retained by discharged men from Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry, in obdience to Order No. 114. Articles are: 47 canteens, 1 bugle with cord and tassel, 43 haversacks, etc.
Date: July 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General court martial order, April 12, 1864]

Description: General court martial order sent to Lieut. H. K. Redway summoning him to a court session on April 13, 1864 at 10 o'clock. The session was being held in Martinsburg, West Virgina. Lieut. Redway would be part of the defense in the case of U. S. vs. John Whittey, Jr., 1st N. Y. Veteran Cavalry.
Date: April 12, 1864
Creator: Cather, T. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no.226, July 8, 1864]

Description: General orders no.226 detail that the Army ration has been modified. The orders give a list of five regulations that must be observed.
Date: July 8, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 271, October 15, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 271 detail the corrections that would be made to General orders no. 127. The orders state that paragraph IV of general orders no. 127 would be replaced with the paragraph in this document. This document also includes additions to general orders no. 127.
Date: October 15, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 301, December 19, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 301 details that every officer and soldier capable of duty is needed on the field. The document instructs that all Provost Marshals, Boards of Enrollment, surgeons, recruiting officers to send all who are fit for service to the front.
Date: December 19, 1864
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 2, January 13, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 2 specifies five orders that will promote uniformity in reports and returns. These orders will also prevent illegal and irregular details in reports or returns.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 1, January 2, 1865]

Description: General orders no.1 announces the department staff and details that communications should be addressed to the corresponding heads of different staff departments.
Date: January 2, 1865
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 2, January 13, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 2 specifies five orders that will promote uniformity in reports and returns. These orders will also prevent illegal and irregular details in reports or returns.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
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

[General orders no. 33, March 11, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 33 details three resolutions made by Congress and they are: Public Resolution - No.24; Public Resolution - No. 25; and Public Resolution - No. 26.
Date: March 11, 1865
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 10, April 5, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 10 specifies that this command, 1st Separate Brigade, must ready themselves to be moved at once. It details that all surplus baggage and stores would be disposed of and the soldiers would be fully outfitted with clothing, as well as with camp and garrison equipment for active duty. Each regiment would receive two wagons for use by officers, mess kits, cooking utensils, and hospital supplies.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections