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Box 2

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Brandt Badger to Callie Badger, written from West Point, Mississippi, 1863-08-01

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Brandt is sick and writes to request leave of absence to go home. He talks of life in camp after the battle of Vicksburg, and how he has now given up smoking and swearing. He asks how life is back home and how his slaves and household servants are doing. Towards the end, he urges Callie to start saving every bit of silver she can find for “ hard times”. He is planning to leave camp as soon as possible. Envelope addressed to “Mrs. Callie Badger, Gonzales, Texas,” in upper left-hand corner, “Care...

Brandt Badger leave of absence from West Point, Mississippi, written from West Point, Mississippi, 1863-08-23

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Brandt is granted leave of absence from the Yankee West Point Hospital, signed Dr. Thompson, soon after his capture.

[Unknown author] written from Victoria, Texas, 1864-05-30

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Orders discharging Private B. Badger from duties and establishing a point of return to duties by the Confederate Army after his exchange.

[Unknown author] written from Gonzales, Texas, 1864-07-29

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Brandt’s sick leave is extended once more by the Confederate Army.

Written by E.L. Beaumont, from Gonzales, Texas, 1865-01-27

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Brandt's sick report citing “nervous irritability” and “general physical frustation.” He is ordered to present himself before the Board for examination of health upon the conclusion of his furlough.

Amateur Concert Program at Baptist Church, [Texas], Thursday, April 19, circa 1860

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Brandt Badger Civil War letters (known previously as the Brandt and Callie Badger Papers) consist of approximately forty-two letters and four related documents dating from the United States Civil War. They are primarily letters from Brandt Badger to Callie Jones Badger written between 1861 and 1863 and reflect Brandt's activities in the Confederate military. Also included is a newspaper clipping, an invitation, a musical performance program, a small piece of petitpoint (a small example of...

Descriptive List and Account of Pay of Members of Co. D, Batt. Cavalry W.T.L. for Brant Badger and H. Ray, 1863-12-31

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Brandt Badger Civil War letters (known previously as the Brandt and Callie Badger Papers) consist of approximately forty-two letters and four related documents dating from the United States Civil War. They are primarily letters from Brandt Badger to Callie Jones Badger written between 1861 and 1863 and reflect Brandt's activities in the Confederate military. Also included is a newspaper clipping, an invitation, a musical performance program, a small piece of petitpoint (a small example of...