The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives - 118 Matching Results

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[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

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 8, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son, David Fentress discussing personal finances. She tells him how much she misses him, and also includes information on family and friends. Towards the end of the letter she discusses various fruits and crops.
Date: August 8, 1858
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 23, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress, urging him to pray regularly and to write her more regularly. She updates David on local events, including the effects of the war on the local slaves, as well as casualties.
Date: August 23, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen H. Darden to Levi Perryman, August 14, 1875]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Darden to Levi Perryman asking him to send in vouchers so he can be reimbursed for conveyance of convicts. Note added to bottom says not to lose the letter. The signature is illegible.
Date: August 4, 1875
Creator: Darden, Stephen Heard
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - August 4, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a marriage between Jimmie and Mary Tate which would take place on August 25, 1859, the couple's plans for their honeymoon, and their plans to board with Maude; a discussion of gifts made by Maude for her granddaughter (David's daughter); reports of the weather and its affect on the crops; a discussion about David's delayed visit; a discussion about the health of Eva Polk's infant; a brief recap of the most recent happenings in town.
Date: August 4, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner."
Date: August 29, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, August 4,1869]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to David Fentress, detailing local activities in Bolivar, Tennessee including information about crops, local marriages, and the management of the John Fentress Estate. In addition she mentions various people's children and how they are growing up.
Date: August 4, 1869
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, August 30, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a 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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Transcript of a 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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Transcript of a 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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news.
Date: August 28, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
Date: August 16, 1864
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 25, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he states how upset he is that he has not heard form her since June. He recounts a bad dream he had. He updates her on his effort to gain a leave of absence and a transfer. He also describes his health.
Date: August 25, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
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

[Letter from Minnie Redway to Caroline B. Tate, August 10, 1875]

Description: Letter from Minnie Redway to her maternal grandmother Caroline B. Tate discussing news about what has been happening at home and in Washington. Minnie's mother, Loriette C. Redway, includes a small note to her mother in the letter.
Date: August 10, 1875
Creator: Redway, Minnie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 25, 1867. The letter regards Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway asks if Ellen is there with Loriette. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that there is some excitement over the removal of Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. Also included with this item is the envelope in which this letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 4, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 4, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his love for his wife and children, and mentions that he would like his family to join him in Washington as soon as possible. Redway informs Loriette that he has had some goods sent to Loriette. Redway asks about Ellen. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked August 6, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 4, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. B. Caldwell, August 1, 1881]

Description: Letter from J.B. Caldwell of U.S. Treasury Department to Hamilton K. Redway stating that his item, as late of Co. "K," N.Y. volunteer cavalry will be disposed of as early as practicable. If a balance is certified it will be subject to appropriation by Congress.
Date: August 1, 1888
Creator: Caldwell, J. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from E. D. Comstock Special Order, August 30, 1864]

Description: By the recommendation of Lieut. H. K. Redway Corp. Ananias B. Cammeron is reduced to the ranks for absence and Private Patrick Houlihan to be promoted to Corporal in his stead.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Comstock, E. D.
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