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

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll discussing the elections in Denton County. He suggests that the newly elected sheriff raise a Union flag and declare the county a part of the Union once more. He also sends her some of his old shirts.
Date: August 3, 1864
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 8, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a 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: unknown
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from William Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, January 27, 1856]

Description: Letter from William Carroll to his brother Joseph A. Carroll informing him of the news from Louisiana, Missouri. He discusses the price of produce and animals, and mentions several weddings that have occurred. He also mentions that he would like to spend a winter in Texas.
Date: January 27, 1856
Creator: Carroll, William
Item Type: Letter