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[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

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

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll telling her he'll be home on January 1 at the earliest. He discusses the positions of the Confederate and Union armies, and tells her he is anxious to be home again.
Date: November 30, 1863
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, September 14, 1863]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll discussing the horse he is sending home and a pony he recently bought. He also explains that, although he wants to go home, he must do his duty to his country first.
Date: September 14, 1863
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to W. H. Carroll, March 6, 185u]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his brother W. H. Carroll. He discusses the cost of land, stock, and produce in Texas, and recommends land in Collin and Grayson counties if his brother is thinking of moving.
Date: 185u-03-06
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll telling him news of the family in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking many questions about what Carroll is doing in Texas. He also discusses politics in Missouri, and the presidential race between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Carroll, Joseph
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott