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[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, June 20, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll. He asks her to ask Mr. Ford to find her some place to live while Carroll is in the army, and mentions that he wants to build her a house when he comes home.
Date: June 20, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, June 22, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll telling her of his arrival at Fort Arbuckle, and his election to Second Lieutenant. He also tells her who she can board with in Denton.
Date: June 22, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, March 3, 1864]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll discussing the money he has been offered to buy an animal of his. He asks Celia to ask Mr. Murphy if selling the animal is agreeable to him.
Date: March 3, 1864
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, March 8, 1862]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll discussing the weather and his health. He claims that he is in good health because he keeps busy, and the lazy men fall ill. He asks after blankets and money he sent home, and mentions a battle he fought in.
Date: March 8, 1862
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, March 31, 1862]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll telling her that he hopes to be home in two months, and then he will spend the summer with her. He also mentions a promotion to Regimental Quartermaster.
Date: March 31, 1862
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, May 30, 1863]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll telling her he has sent her money to pay her board with. He hopes that he will have enough money when the war is over to build her a house.
Date: May 30, 1863
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 8, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll. He mentions that his company is in an unpopulated area of the country, and makes clear his opinions of men who are not fighting in the army. He tells Celia to tell the girls of Denton County not to associate with the men around town, and to wait until the soldiers come back to marry, as he considers them real men.
Date: November 8, 1862
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 17, 1864]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll informing her that he will send her hoop skirts, and asking that she tell his daughter she must give him a thousand kisses for the presents he sends her.
Date: November 17, 1864
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott