Courage & Contradiction

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Letter from Mary J. and Sarah E. Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, dated December 20, 1863. Mary Jane wrote about writing previous letters on the 5th, 7th, 16th and 17th. The second part of the letter, written on the 24th of December, talks…

A letter from Daniel B. Boultinghouse to Mary Jane Boultinghouse. Boultinghouse writes from a camp near Chappel Hill on October 9, 1863.
In this letter to his wife he discusses the march to Houston and his ailing health, as he is fighting off a…

In this letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to her husband, Daniel Boultinghouse, she discusses practical matters including knitting socks for him. She reports that General Green is in Austin. She also recounts that African American residents will be…

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse. Mary Jane relates the troubles she faces at home, including sick and starving cattle.
The letter is written on paper from "E.W. Talbot/ Dealer in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods/ Boots,…

Letter from Daniel B. Boultinghouse to his wife, Mary Jane Boultinghouse in which he requests that Brother Hoag stay with his wife until he can return. He reassures his wife that all is well with him.

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to her husband, Daniel B. Boultinghouse discussing life on the home front and the many tasks she must tend to in his absence.
She mentions a rumor that furloughed men and deserters are being gathered to guard…
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