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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, July 11, 1860]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the trunk of gifts she has sent him. The weather in Bolivar, Tennessee has been 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days. She is concerned about his prospects in Texas and sends him Bright's yellow corn. She sends information on friends and family. The work on the well continues.
Date: July 11, 1860
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, July 17, 1862 ]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara, stating that he will be allowed ten days leave so that his uniform can be made at home; he gives information on the welfare of family and friends; and says he gets paid $20.00 monthly; he also gives news of the war including a victory over George McClellan, that Vicksburg still holds out, and the movement of Northern troops.
Date: July 17, 1862
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, July 18, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he tries to set the record straight on his relationships with other women before their marriage. He was also concerned about the corn crop and the state of the garden. He writes down what he has read about President Lincoln's recently published proclamation that would take freed slaves and allow them to fight in the northern army (possibly the Emancipation Proclamation).
Date: July 18, 1863
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

[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

[Transcript of Letter from Unknown Author to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.
Date: July 27, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Pleasant Price to Levi Perryman, July 10, 1908]

Description: Letter from Pleasant Price in Great Falls, Montana to his stepfather, Levi Perryman. Discussing signing papers and lack of water in his area. Says he is gathering his horses the next day to move them 300 miles to area with water and grass. He is concerned about the colts and lack of water on the way.
Date: July 10, 1908
Creator: Price, Pleasant, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Report, July 12, 1868]

Description: Handwritten report describing the sabbath school, its officers, the number of Sabbaths, and other statistical information about the Sabbath school. H. K. Redway was elected secretary of the Sabbath school.
Date: July 12, 1868
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Speech, July 11,1865]

Description: Speech from H.K.Redway's personal papers. The speech details the sentiments that Redway felt at the close of the war as well as the joy he felt at seeing many of the men he served with still beside him in the end.
Date: July 11, 1865
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from U. S. Bureau of Pensions, July 30, 1903]

Description: Circular from the U. S. Bureau of Pensions containing a special notice about persons falsely claiming to be officers of the bureau. The circular seeks to protect persons having business with the bureau against swindling, and warns that genuine special examiners of the bureau do not demand or receive any money.
Date: July 30, 1903
Creator: United States. Pension Bureau.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 231, July 18, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 231 details the following Acts and Resolutions of Congress:I.) Appropriations for fortifications; II.) Act to authorize commanders to execute sentence against guerrillas, spies, deserters, murderers, and for other purposes; III.) Act concerning pensions; IV.) Act for better organization of Quartermaster's Department; V.) Resolution to settle Captain Hebard's accounts, the accounts of the United States volunteers, and other officer's accounts; VI.)Resolution in amending act concerning pay of officers and men in Western Department; VII.) Resolution for publication of the Army register; VIII.) Resolution for relief of officers of 4th and 5th Indian regiments; IX.) Resolution in relation to leaves of absence to professors at Military Academy; X.) Resolution explaining act of June 20, 1864, to increase soldier's pay; XI.) Resolution to increase pay of hospital matrons; and XII.) resolution to explain resolution relative to pay of staff of Lieutenant General.
Date: July 18, 1864
Creator: War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, July 19, 1864]

Description: Special orders from Major General Hunter which detail that Farrier W. H. Shepard is to report to Capt. Nelson Hopkins A.Q.M., in Hagerstown, Maryland for duty. Hopkins was part of Company "F," N. Y. Vet. Calvary.
Date: July 19, 1864
Creator: Hunter, Major General
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