Maud C. Fentress Papers, 1856-1869
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Brief Description: Contains the papers of Maud C. Fentress and the Fentress family concerning life in Tennessee and Texas during the Civil War period, including David W. Fentress's letters to Clara Fentress about Confederate activity in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas; treating the Confederate sick and wounded; and personal and family news. Also included are notes David made of telegrams received by his unit with news of progress in the war. He corresponded with his mother, Mrs. Maud C. Fentress, who lived in Bolivar, Tennessee, and wrote to his wife, Clara, who lived somewhere in Texas. There are a few other letters from other family members. Dr. Fentress wrote from several locations in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, including: Camp Groce near Hempstead, Texas; Camp Perry near Austin, Texas; Bastrop, Texas; Houston, Texas; Little Rock, Arkansas; Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Bayou Bluff in "Landry Parish", Louisiana; and Alexandria, Louisiana.
Held at:
University Archives
Record Series Number: 01/HM.4
Volume: 3.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The correspondence are arranged by the name of the person who wrote the letter, then by date.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: This collection is stored at the Willis Library and is available for same day paging.
PreferredCitation: Maud C. Fentress Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections.
Finding Aid Revisions: April 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - fixed dates, modified Scope/Content, and added/edited Biographical Note from previous version of finding aid