Courage & Contradiction

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, January 8, 1864

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Title

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, January 8, 1864

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

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 sent to the frontier to combat attacks from Native Americans.
This letter was written over the course of 12/31/1863- 1/8/1864.

Date

January 8, 1864

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Language

English

Type

Document

Files

Citation

“Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, January 8, 1864,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/7.