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[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

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

Description: Transcript of a 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}
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 Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, December 20, 1863]

Description: Letter from Jo S. Moore to Charles Moore, discussing a carpentry job, living in California, thoughts from several people about moving around the country, and news.
Date: December 20, 1863
Creator: Wallace, Jo S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - December 8, 1863]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated December 8, 1863 and sent from Velasco, in which he writes about the movement of his regiment to the beach near Houston and his hope to be home for Christmas.
Date: December 8, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - December 1, 1863]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated December 1, 1863 and sent from Camp Lubbock, in which he writes about the recent developments in the war and his hope to be home for Christmas.
Date: December 1, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[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.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - November 25, 1863]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated November 25, 1863 and sent from Camp Lubbock, in which he writes about his sadness in leaving her, and some updates about the status of his regiment.
Date: November 25, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

Description: Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Date: October 10, 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her family, October 10,1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.
Date: October 10, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields.
Date: September 11, 1863
Creator: Constant, Mrs. D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers.
Date: September 4, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 3, 1863]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara seeking to reassure her about his recovering health. He updates her on the sickness among the troops. He also comments on the dispirited populace and troops since the fall of Vicksburg.
Date: September 3, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 3, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara seeking to reassure her about his recovering health. He updates her on the sickness among the troops. He also comments on the dispirited populace and troops since the fall of Vicksburg.
Date: September 3, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, however it is unclear who she is writing to. In the letter she gives updates on the changes that have been going on throughout the community during the war, and gives information on friends and family.
Date: September 1863
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, September 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to one of her daughters, however it is unclear who she is writing to. In the letter she gives updates on the changes that have been going on throughout the community during the war, and gives information on friends and family.
Date: 1863-09~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections