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[Letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]

Description: Letter from John C. Barr in which he copies a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore. Henry relays news crops, jayhawkers, and of his impending surrender to the federal forces. In a second part of the letter, Barr mentions that he has received two letters addressed to Charles and then goes into local news.
Date: July 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from John C. Barr to Charles Moore, July 3, 1865]

Description: Transcript of a letter from J. C. Barr in which he copies a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore. Henry relays news crops, jayhawkers, and of his impending surrender to the federal forces. In a second part of the letter, Barr mentions that he has received two letters addressed to Charles and then goes into local news.
Date: July 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Private H. C. Denny to Captain H. M. Bouldin, October 13, 1862]

Description: Letter from Private H. C. Denny to Captain H. M. Bouldin. Denny wrote Bouldin about the movement of his group past the Arkansas line. He passed along a message from another soldier to be given to his wife and other small pieces of news, such as the price of corn back home.
Date: October 13, 1862
Creator: Denny, H. C.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he writes about having fevers and waiting for his box of medicines to arrive. His slave, Al, is sick, so he is having to wait upon the sick,feed his own horses, and do his own cooking. He argues that the losses at Vicksburg, Charleston, or Richmond do not mean that the South is conquered. He says that the North has an advantage with gun boats. He also writes about family, the health of family and friends. He talks about fabric for new pants and vest. He has new orders to move to Pine Bluff.
Date: {1863-08-15, 1863-08-17..1863-08-18}
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 23, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing his ill health. He remarks that he has had no letter from her, yet hopes to hear from her before the end of the war. Included in the letter are remarks on troop movements; a request for a photograph; talk of good crops; family updates; and the weather.
Date: June 23, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: March 29, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children.
Date: November 12, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Richardson's New Map of the State of Texas

Description: Map of Texas and parts of northern Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas, showing Indian Territory, towns roads, railroads, battlefields, military posts, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Includes inset maps of the northern part of the Panhandle, plan of the western United States, and plans of Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, and Matagorda Bay. Scale varies.
Date: 1867
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Railway Map of the Southern States : Map of part of the United States South of the 37th Parallel embracing the country between the Atlantic Ocean and the 97th meridian of longitude [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows counties, township grid, completed and proposed railroads, canals, cities, towns, swamps, and notable physical features in the mid-nineteenth century southern United States. Includes reference and distances between points. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200].
Date: 1869
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New Map of the State of Texas: Compiled From J. De Cordova's Large Map.

Description: Map shows major roads, military outposts, major cities and towns, notable geographic features with relief shown by hachures, and areas of Native American habitation; only four counties defined in west Texas and panhandle: El Paso, Bexar, Presidio, and one unnamed. It includes geographical notes and has three insets: one of northern showing the panhandle portion of the state and two depicting Galveston Bay and Sabine Lake, with depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1: 2,300,000]. Text on the back of the map describes Arkansas and Oklahoma (Indian Territory) including physical descriptions and characteristics, as well as population statistics by county.
Date: 1866
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library