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[Letter from SH Burnam to Lizzie Johnson, dated January 22 1862]

Description: Letter from SH Burnam to Lizzie Johnson discussing news from the front, including the state of the Union Army and fortifications near Washington, DC. Burnam was a soldier in the 4th Texas Regiment of the Confederate Army of the Potomac.
Date: January 22, 1862
Creator: Burnam, S. H.
Partner: Southwestern University

[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, 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 E. D. Comstock Special Order, July 1, 1864]

Description: By the recommendation of Lieut. H. K. Redway Corporal Joseph Freeman is reduced to the ranks for absence and disability. Private Lovejoy is promoted to be Corporal via Freeman reduced.
Date: July 1, 1864
Creator: Comstock, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John H. Caldwell, February 21, 1863]

Description: John Caldwell has obtained leave of absence for sixty days. The reason for the leave of absence was because they would not let him retire and gave him the absence only if officers could be found to run his command. He wanted his captain to take command but the department would not allow it. Even if he had been granted retirement, it would have ended the same with a temporary command. He was able to acquiesced Dr. Col. Cunningham, a West Point graduate and a gentlemen to take the temporary command.
Date: February 21, 1863
Creator: Caldwell, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, December 3, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on December 3, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway mentions that he will remain in the city until he gets his papers, and comments on the affairs of the army in Washington. He mentions that he has visited Munson's Hill and Upton's Hill in Arlington, and informs Loriette that the grounds about the Arlington Home have been turned into a national cemetery and that the old mansion (Custis-Lee Mansion) has been newly painted. According to Redway, there were between seven- and eight-thousand families buried in the cemetery at that time. Redway asks about his father, Chauncy Redway, as well as his daughter, Rosa Redway.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.
Date: July 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S. & Moore, Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections