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[Letter from C. Kingsbury Jr., December 28, 1865]

Description: Special Order No. 123. The Chief Commissary is charged with seeing this order executed, 50lbs of sour krout and 25lbs of onion to every one hundred rations.
Date: December 28, 1865
Creator: Kingsbury, C., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Celia Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, December 28, 1863]

Description: Letter from Celia Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll asking him to come home soon so he can see his daughter. She mentions dresses she is making for herself, and promises that she will make him some clothes soon.
Date: December 28, 1863
Creator: Carroll, Celia J. Burrows
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news.
Date: August 28, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 28, 1861]

Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing her recent visit to a military camp, the latest news of regiments preparing for war, and Josephus's recovery from a recent illness. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away.
Date: July 28, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Elvira Spurgin to Bettie Wade, January 28, 1868]

Description: Letter from Elvira Spurgin to Bettie Wade discussing recent news of family and friends. She mentions that the weather has been very cold in Belton, and she has some new boarders. Someone named Loraine had typhoid fever.
Date: January 28, 1868
Creator: Spurgin, Elvira
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, October 28, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on October 28, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business in Maryland and in Washington D.C. Redway's reason for being in Washington is to appear before the board to gain appointment in the army. Redway tells Loriette that permission had been granted for him to appear before the board on October 2, but he had not received notice. He planned to sit before the new board on Monday of the following week. Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family, and explains that he would return to his family did he not feel that his country needed him. Redway asks his wife to keep his business to herself. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: October 28, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lewis Sherrilan, December 28, 1864]

Description: General Orders No. 30. Corps. and army commanders can grant leave of absence or furloughs with the following regulations. the regulations specify who and how many men can be absent at one time.There are seven regulations for leave of absence or furloughs.
Date: December 28, 1864
Creator: Sherrilan, Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 28,1862]

Description: General Order No. 52. When waiting for action on an application for leave, no one can make a personal application to support the application for leave. Also no applications will be accepted unless sent through the proper channels, no personal deliveries of applications.
Date: November 28, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Minnie Bradley to L. D. Bradley - October 28, 1866]

Description: Letter from Minnie Bradley to L. D. Bradley, dated October 28, 1866 and sent from Fairfield, in which she writes about her and their children's excitement for him to return home and about how his last letter bored her.
Date: October 28, 1866
Creator: Bradley, Minnie
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter to Mollie, from Orceneth Asbury Fisher]

Description: Letter of courtship to Mary Simons, from soon to be husband Orceneth Asbury Fisher discussing his healing broken leg, and includes a mention of the ongoing civil war.
Date: September 28, 1861
Creator: Fisher, Orceneth Asbury, 1831-1884
Partner: Southwestern University

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 28, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing the toll that sickness has taken on the Confederate troops; troop movements; demoralized troops deserting and going home; his personal health; and comments on family news.
Date: August 28, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections