By Perri Hamilton, Nicole Yatsonsky
|Title:||Maud C. Fentress Papers, 1856-1869|
|Arrangement:||The correspondence are arranged by the name of the person who wrote the letter, then by date.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsContains 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.
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|Preferred Citation:||Maud C. Fentress Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections.|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||April 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - fixed dates, modified Scope/Content|
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