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[Company Orders Book, June 15, 1864-June 1865]

Description: Company order book with special orders, many of them for promotions and demotions. They include demotions for robbing a paroled rebel soldier, incompetence, intoxication, and disorderly behavior. There is an order that all men must turn in all civilian and rebel clothing. The book also appears to have been used for schoolwork and drawing by children at some later date. It also includes some song lyrics or poetry. Many pages are cut out of the back of the book and some pages partially missing.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1871-1874]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing docket information that includes attorney names, the names of the parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1863-11~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, April 19, 1865]

Description: Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, presented at the City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. The eulogy was written by J. G. Holland and was published by Samuel Bowles & Co.: L. J. Powers.
Date: April 19, 1865
Creator: Holland, J. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal of Josephus C. Moore, May 20, 1861 to September 2, 1862]

Description: A journal written by Josephus Moore describing his enlistment into the army in Tennessee at the outbreak of the Civil War, his experience in battle, imprisonment at Fort Donelson, and swearing an oath to gain his freedom.
Date: 1861/1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Morning Reports for Company F, 1864-1865]

Description: Morning reports of Company F for the years 1864 and 1865. The monthly reports begin in September 1864 and end in July 1865. These reports detail the company's station; the number of soldiers on active duty, special duty, daily duty, or extra duty; the soldier's rank within the company; the number of men who were sick, arrested,confined, or on detached leave; as well as those who were with and without leave. The reports also note the number of serviceable and unserviceable horses. Included along with the monthly reports was a remarks page where the daily happenings of the company were recorded. These remarks listed men who were on furlough, in the hospital, or those who were missing from duty. Hamilton K. Redway and his company were stationed at Camp Piatt and Kelly's Creek during the months the reports were recorded in this book. Redway's signature appears several times in the morning reports.
Date: September 1864
Creator: United States Army
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Official Army Register, 1865]

Description: Official Army Register containing: casualties, name, rank, date of commission.
Date: 1865
Creator: Adjutant General's Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal Note Book, 1846]

Description: A book of poems and quotations, some written by Charles Moore and others transcribed from the works of other authors.
Date: 1864~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections