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[Transcript of letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll, June 28, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll telling of a murder and upcoming trial in Louisiana. She also lists recent marriages and deaths, and mentions that her father is running for County Surveyor in the next election.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to W. H. Carroll, March 6, 185u]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his brother W. H. Carroll. He discusses the cost of land, stock, and produce in Texas, and recommends land in Collin and Grayson counties if his brother is thinking of moving.
Date: 185u-03-06
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, July 2, 1858]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll informing her of his arrival in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking that she write to him until he can return to Texas.
Date: July 2, 1858
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, August 4, 1863]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll asking that she send him some socks. He also mentions hearing rumors of the fall of Vicksburg, and notes that he and his men think it doubtful.
Date: August 4, 1863
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll telling him news of the family in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking many questions about what Carroll is doing in Texas. He also discusses politics in Missouri, and the presidential race between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Carroll, Joseph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, September 4, 1864]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll discussing the Confederate Army's deal with the Indians, the clothing he has received from Celia, and an upcoming move to the Arkansas River.
Date: September 4, 1864
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[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 Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, June 22, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll telling her of his arrival at Fort Arbuckle, and his election to Second Lieutenant. He also tells her who she can board with in Denton.
Date: June 22, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 8, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll. He mentions that his company is in an unpopulated area of the country, and makes clear his opinions of men who are not fighting in the army. He tells Celia to tell the girls of Denton County not to associate with the men around town, and to wait until the soldiers come back to marry, as he considers them real men.
Date: November 8, 1862
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott