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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 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

[Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his aunt in which he catches up on family news and comments on the daughter he has not yet met. He says that he sent a prescription to his wife to help heal her facial problem. He says he told William Berry of his son's death. Then he recounts speculation on Clara Berry's association with Dr. Van Dorn. He notes that a plantation house has been turned into a hospital and that one third of his men are sick.
Date: July 21, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his Aunt, July 21, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his aunt in which he catches up on family news and comments on the daughter he has not yet met. He says that he sent a prescription to his wife to help heal her facial problem. He says he told William Berry of his son's death. Then he recounts speculation on Clara Berry's association with Dr. Van Dorn. He notes that a plantation house has been turned into a hospital and that one third of his men are sick.
Date: July 21, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Captain L. D. Bradley's "Solemn Parole Under Oath"]

Description: Copy of Captain L. D. Bradley's "solemn parole under oath" as a prisoner of war, stating that he will not serve in the military for the Confederate States of America, signed by him as well as John C. Fry in Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 9, 1863.
Date: July 9, 1863
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, June 30, 1863]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara declaring his love and stating the importance of communication between them. He includes news of his health; troop locations and news of the war.
Date: June 30, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - April 13, 1863]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated April 13, 1863 and sent from Camp Pemberton, in which he writes about money issues and the recent news related to the war, as well as a mention of his birthday (the day of writing).
Date: April 13, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - March 22, 1863]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated March 22, 1863 and sent from Camp Pemberton, in which he writes about recent fighting with the "Yankees" and their subsequent retreat, the future plans for his regiment, and his desire to return home.
Date: March 22, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

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

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated March 1, 1863 and sent from Camp Pemberton, in which he writes about the health of himself and his troops, and instructs her to send him some clothes.
Date: March 1, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - February 21, 1863]

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated February 21, 1863 and sent from Camp Pemberton, in which he writes about possible future developments in the war and financial matters..
Date: February 21, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

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

Description: Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated January 8, 1863 and sent from Grenada, Mississippi, in which he writes about disappointment in not receiving letters from her and information on the possible future movements of his regiment.
Date: January 8, 1863
Creator: Bradley, L. D.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from David Fentress,1863]

Description: Partial letter from David Fentress to an unknown recipient. In the letter he describes his new location near bayous and lakes, and compares it to Brazos Bottom. He also discusses the living arrangements of him and his men, and mentions that he has lost one man in his time there. He ends the letter hoping to be home by Christmas.
Date: 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections