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[Letter from A.G. Lee, February 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from A. G. Lee about transportation furnished for Moses Saporius Private of Redway's company from Rochester to Baltimore at the cost of $7.30.
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Lee, A. G.
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 Austin A, Yates, April 12, 1865]

Description: Letter from Austin A. Yates to the Colonel commanding the 1st N. Y. Vet. Cavl. which certifies the following men as Privates in the 1st Company N. Y. Vet. Cavalry: James A. Wilkie, Theron King, Myron H. Densmore, Benjamin F. Carpenter, and John D. Humphrey. These men were certified as privates by Capt. Capt. S. M. Harmon and received bounties for their promotions. The bounties were: advanced pay in the sum of $13.00, a premium on the sum of $2.00, and a bounty in the sum of $60.00. Hamilton K. Redway is listed with the promoted soldier's signatures.
Date: April 12, 1865
Creator: Yates, Austin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Brig. Gen. E. W. Hinks, November 8, 1864]

Description: Letter from Brig. Gen. Hinks special order that Private Joseph Short will be joining his regiment without delay. (On Back) The cost of transportation for Private J. Short was $10.00. Also the transportation cost of $5.28 from Baltimore MD.
Date: November 8, 1864
Creator: Hinks, E. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. Kingsbury Jr., December 28, 1865]

Description: Special Order No. 123. The Chief Commissary is charged with seeing this order executed, 50lbs of sour krout and 25lbs of onion to every one hundred rations.
Date: December 28, 1865
Creator: Kingsbury, C., Jr.
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 Captain H. K. Redway to Mrs. Loriette C. Redway, December 11, 1864]

Description: Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which reassures his wife about their relationship and the love he has for her and their children. The letter is dated December 11, 1864 and was written while Redway was stationed at the camp in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia.
Date: December 11, 1864
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, January 29, 1865]

Description: Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent ten days forage for the cavalry's 181 horses. Farlin also notes that if the number of horses is incorrect for Redway to relay that information back to him in order to remedy the issue. Captain Farlin would like Redway to send the empty forage sacks by train to him so they can be credited for the month. The letter was sent to Redway while he was stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia.
Date: January 29, 1865
Creator: Farlin, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway, March 19, 1865]

Description: Letter from Captain S. Farlin to Captain Hamilton K. Redway which deatils that Farlin has sent forage for 86 horses. Farlin also notes that he has sent three sacks of oats to Redway in Kelly's Creek and delevered two sacks to Redway's team located in Camp Piatt. The oats were to make up for the shortage of forage supplies during the last ten days.
Date: March 19, 1865
Creator: Farlin, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles to his Father, April 1, 1865]

Description: Letter from Charles to his father regarding work left by the rebels. It also mentions that they now occupy Richmond, they captured their band. His regiment lost one man, taken prisoner. He will have to police as long as he is in the army. He then asks his father for a blanket and to write soon.
Date: April 1, 1865
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Col. R. F. Taylor, November 17, 1864]

Description: An account of the casualties and those to be discharged for disability, deserters is asked to be sent to the Office by 9 O'clock on the 5th, 15th, 25th of every month.
Date: November 17, 1864
Creator: Taylor, R. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections