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    • Letter, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw; 5/14/1862

    • Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Measles; Diseases; Corinth (Miss.); Gunboats; Manchac (La.); Brookhaven (Miss.); Natchez (Miss.); Lawrence County (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Agriculture
    • Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her that his health has not improved and that his wife, Almerinda (''Rinnie''), has the measles. He thinks that the measles were carried by sick soldiers from Corinth, Mississippi. Yankee...
    • Letter, John B. Sale to James Sykes; 11/21/1862

    • Sykes family; Sykes, James William, 1810-1885; Sale family; Civil war; United States; Slavery; African-Americans; Munfordville (Ky.); Munfordville, Battle of, Munfordville, Ky., 1862; Chalmers, James Ronald, 1831-1898; Confederate States of...
    • Letter, John B. Sale, Aberdeen, Mississippi, to James Sykes, primarily regarding the hire of a slave named Zeke, previously hired out to Shacklock. Law now wants Sykes to find other employment for Zeke to prevent him from joining the Union Army. ...
    • Letter, S. H. Ross to Emmett Ross; 8/22/1864

    • Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Draft; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Light Artillery, 1st. Company G; Furloughs; Railroad travel; Civil war; United States; Health
    • Letter, Sarah Howard Ross at Piney Vale to her son, Emmett Ross, opening with a comment on his ''misfortune'' and telling him of her recent bad health. She writes that Colonel Cook might accompany her to Brookhaven, mentioning the train...
    • Letter, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw; 12/2/1861

    • Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Agriculture; Cotton; Civil war; United States; Brookhaven (Miss.); Diphtheria; Diseases
    • Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw. He writes that he is still unwell and that he has the ''flux.'' Another company left Brookhaven, but there is no news from the war. He tells her about the cotton and some hogs that they plan to...
    • 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, C. Morrow to W. H. Lee; 11/20/1861

    • Civil war; United States; Columbus (Miss.); Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 48th. Company C; Confederate States of America; Young women; Sewing; Lee, W. H. (William Hollinshed), 1841-1910
    • Letter, Clotille Morrow, a teenaged girl in Columbus, Mississippi, to William Hollinshed Lee, telling him that Columbus is ''exceedingly dull,'' with no parties, weddings, or beaux. Captain Baskerville has raised a cavalry battalion with five...
    • Letter, Elizabeth Wier to Mary Elizabeth Wier, 4/11/1861

    • Wier, Mary Elizabeth, 1822-1909; Wier family; Civil war; United States; Lauderdale County (Miss.); Childbirth; Children; Parker family; Wier, Robert Stuart, 1829-1864; Confederate States of America.Army. Mississippi Infantry, 14th. Company B...
    • Letter, Elizabeth Wier from Lauderdale County, Mississippi, to her daughter Mary Elizabeth Wier. She mentions the recent birth of a Parker grandchild, the health and excitement of her daughter Sue Parker, and the activities of other family...
    • Auditor's office receipt; 3/25/1862

    • Civil war; United States; Jackson (Miss.); Legislation; Cotton; Hobbs, Howell, 1810-1877
    • Auditor's receipt from A.J. Gillespie, Auditor of Public Accounts, Jackson, Mississippi, for a warrant of $750.00 as an advance on 30 bales of cotton to be produced and sold upon demand of the Governor to T.H. and M. Allen Company, New Orleans. ...
    • Letter, William Sykes to James Sykes; 10/8/1863

    • Sykes family; Civil war; United States; Slavery; Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863; Middleton (Miss.); Columbus (Miss.); Sykes, James William, 1810-1885
    • Letter, William Sykes, Middleton, Mississippi, James Sykes, regarding the difficulties they are facing in the area, including limited resources, lack of news, and sickness among the family and slaves. He asks his brother to inquire about...
    • Letter, W. S. Lee to W. H. Lee; 3/29/1862

    • Civil war; United States; Confederate States of America; Draft; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lee, W. H. (William Hollinshed), 1841-1910; Edgefield District (S.C.); Religion; God
    • Letter, William States Lee, a minister in Edgefield District, South Carolina, to his grandson, William Hollinshed Lee, of Blythe's Regiment, Company A, Corinth, Mississippi. He mentions the evacuation of Columbus and doesn't know if the letter...

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