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Description: Patent for an improvement in air-brake release-valve in trains to signal train crews and release the breaks if they become set for any reason, or stuck, while the train is moving, including descriptions of the release valve and illustrations.
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Dukesmith, Frank H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Special orders, February 4, 1865]

Description: Special orders from Lt. Col. J. S. Platner to Capt. H. K. Redway specifying the requirements for monthly and tri-monthly reports. The orders state that the reports should include details on extra and daily duty men, as well as men on detached service. It notes that in the report's remark column the number of men in Charleston, the men who are sick, and those who are on any other kind of duty.
Date: February 4, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Vet. Cavalry
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt of supplies, April 4, 1865]

Description: Receipt of supplies shipped to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway at his station in Kelly's Creek, West Virginia. Redway received twenty bales of hay for his cavalry's forage. A note written by Captain Farlin on the receipt states that no grain was on hand for this shipment and that he has telegraphed Madden to go buy oats for the cavalry. Redway received this shipment at his station in Kelly's Creek.
Date: April 4, 1865
Creator: Dewey, A. S.
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