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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of photocopies and typed transcripts of letters of Voigt to his first wife, written during his service in the Confederate Army. They contain descriptions of camp life including health conditions, food, clothing, and drilling. He also writes about the progress of the war and personal matters relating to family and Nacogdoches friends. Among those persons mentioned frequently are Fritz Hoya, Charles S. Taylor and family, Capt. Henry C. Hancock, William Clark, and W. William Hillencamp. Biographical and genealogical materials have been added to the collection.