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    • Letter, Anne to Loulie Feemster; 6/12/1864

    • Feemster family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Gaston family; Guineafowl; Chickens; Whooping cough; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
    • Letter, Annie Gaston to her sister, Loulie Feemster, who has apparently joined Alex in Selma. She tells her sister not to expect a long letter because she lives ''in the back woods where I dont see nobody hardly.'' She writes about ducks and...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to Alex W. Feemster; 3/10/1863

    • Business; Feemster family; Gaston family; Sewing; Fabric; Clothing and dress; Poetry; Civil war; United States; Oaths; Race relations; African-Americans; Tennessee; Courtship; Lowndes County (Miss.); Stainback, George Tucker, 1829-1902; Feemster,...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster, Bigbee Bottom, Mississippi, to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama, opening with news of church and business. She lists the fabrics she bought for clothes and includes a humorous limerick about wives spending...
    • Affidavit of R. H. Bolen for hire of Elcy; 1/20/1864

    • Guardian and ward; Custodian accounts; Itawamba County (Miss.); Slaves; Clothing; Taxes; Crayton, R. C.; Tynes, Roena C., 1852-1880; Tynes, W. D. (William Doric), 1837-1915
    • Affidavit, R. H. Bolen promises to pay W. L. Tynes, guardian of R. C. Crayton $80.00 for the hire of a Negro girl named Elcy, who is to have a winter suit of clothes, two summer suits of clothes, one blanket, a quilt, one pair of shoes and...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to Alex W. Feemster; 05/17/1863

    • Feemster family; Gaston family; Religion; Civil war; United States; Lowndes County (Miss.); Dreams; Pregnancy; Slavery; African-Americans; Courtship; Turkeys; Stainback, George Tucker, 1829-1902; Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster, Bigbee Bottom, Mississippi, to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama, discussing her Bible reading, news from family and friends and the fact that she is 'lonely and gloomy.' She mentions a letter sent to her...
    • Letter from Matilda Patterson; 09/2/1861

    • Civil war; United States; Agriculture; Green, Anna, 1804-1886; Moore's Bayou (Quitman Co., Miss.); Tunica County (Miss.)
    • Letter from Matilda Patterson from Moor's Byue (Moore's Bayou), Tunica County, later Quitman County, Mississippi to her sister Anna Green, relating family and local news, and praising the soldiers fighting in the war. She mentions that son Joseph...
    • Letter, Arthur Rice to Maria Walker; 5/29/1863

    • Boys; Horses; Vicksburg (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Distemper; Traditional medicine; Oktibbeha County (Miss.); Walker, Maria, 1820-1893
    • Letter from Arthur Hopkins Rice, Meadow Woods, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, to his aunt, Maria Walker. He writes about some of the horses having distemper, Mrs. Outlaw giving him a dog, killing snakes, and catching crayfish. He also mentions...
    • Letter, Sallie to Emmett Ross; 2/14/1865

    • Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Weddings; Marriage; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics
    • Letter, ''Sister Sallie'' to Emmett Ross, telling him that she attended the wedding of one of Mr. Harris's daughters. The groom was late because the roads were in such bad condition. She notes that the war hasn't affected the number of...
    • Letter, Hallie Cruse to Maria Walker; 9/3/1861

    • Civil war; United States; Huntsville (Ala.); Fort Hatteras (N.C.); Fort Clark (N.C.); Fort Pickens (Fla.); Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 4th; Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876; Walker,...
    • Letter from Hallie Cruse in Huntsville, Alabama, to her sister, Maria Walker, regarding the troubles of family and friends. She mentions a Confederate camp in Huntsville and refers to the 4th Alabama Regiment's involvement in the battle at...
    • Letter, Mary Elizabeth Wier to Ellen Wier; 5/19/1862

    • Wier, Ellen Lipscomb, 1838-1866; Wier family; Child rearing; Civil war; United States; Wier, Thomas Coke, 1827-1920; Columbus (Miss.); Hospitals; Nursing; Columbus (Miss.); Enterprise (Miss.); Perryman, Bryant M.; Brunson, Allan A.; Marsh, Edward
    • Letter, Sister (probably Mary Elizabeth Wier), from Enterprise, Mississippi to Ellen Lipscomb Wier. She tells of the births and the health of the Wier children and adults, of their current locations and of the activities of their friends. She...
    • Letter, Nell TenBrook to Lucy Malindia Alexander; 1/7/1860

    • Vicksburg (Miss.); Paris (Ill.); Steamboats; Women; Social history; Bird, Mary Ellen TenBrook, b. 1843; Lamon, Lucy Malindia Alexander, b. 1843; Judson, Jacintha Alexander, 1828-1903; Judson, Willet Harmon, 1823-1890; Judson, Jennie Shields, b....
    • Letter from 17-year-old Ellen Mary 'Nell' TenBrook to her 17-year-old aunt, Lucy Malindia Alexander, in Paris, Illinois, January 1860. Nell is visiting her aunt (Lucy's sister), Jacintha 'Cinty' Alexander Judson, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to Alex W. Feemster; 10/9/1863

    • Feemster family; Religion; Revivals; Civil war; United States; Breastfeeding; Christian sects; Conversion; Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863; Infants; Slavery; African-Americans; Stainback, George Tucker, 1829-1902; Feemster,...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama. She is at her friend Hallie's and opens by telling him about her recent social calls. She says that the church doesn't seem ''much revived,'' but that the soldiers have...

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