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    • Claim against U. S. Government

    • Tupelo (Miss.); Okolona (Miss.); Pontotoc (Miss.); Verona (Miss.); Oxford (Miss.); Shannon (Miss.); Corinth (Miss.); Palo Alto (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Mississippi; Confiscations; Agriculture; Livestock; Grierson, Benjamin Henry,...
    • Narrative and list compiled by Jane Stewart Calhoun, documenting money owed to her by the government for food, supplies, animals, and other damages incurred during the Civil War, undated. She also mentions an unnamed Union spy who stayed with...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to Alex W. Feemster; 10/18/1863

    • Feemster family; Social classes; Motherhood; Infants; Slavery; African-Americans; Race relations; Barksdale, William, 1821-1863; Lowndes County (Miss.); Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama. She writes about staying with Hallie while her husband John was in Mobile. When John returned, he brought an orange for each of them. She tells him that she finally...
    • Receipt for cotton sold to CSA

    • Confederate States of America; Confederate States of America. Treasury Dept.; Cotton trade; Choctaw County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for five bales of cotton sold in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Willis Barfield by A. C. Lindsey and later sold to Confederate government in name of William Veitch. The cotton was to be delivered to the depot at Vaiden. 1863.
    • Receipt for cotton sold to CSA

    • Confederate States of America; Confederate States of America. Treasury Dept.; Cotton trade; Choctaw County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for thirty-two bales of cotton sold in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Willis Barfield by T. S. Sisson and later sold to the Confederate government in name of William Veitch. The cotton was to be delivered to the depot at Vaiden. Signed...
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 7/11/1864

    • Plantations; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Civil war; United States; African-Americans; Slavery; Agriculture; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864; Atlanta (Ga.);...
    • Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, opening with the health of the slaves and the state of the crops. Parks writes that his son, who was wounded after fighting...
    • Receipt for cotton sold to CSA

    • Confederate States of America; Confederate States of America. Treasury Dept.; Cotton trade; Choctaw County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for sixteen bales of cotton sold in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Willis Barfield by J. L. Smith and later sold to the Confederate government in name of William Veitch. The cotton was to be delivered to the depot at Winona. Signed by...
    • Receipt for cotton sold to CSA

    • Confederate States of America; Confederate States of America. Treasury Dept.; Cotton trade; Choctaw County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for four bales of cotton sold in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Willis Barfield by G.H. Dashner and later sold to the Confederate government in name of William Veitch. The cotton was to be delivered to the depot at Vaiden. Signed by...
    • Letter, W. H. R. to Augusta H. Rice; 4/21/1865

    • Demopolis (Ala.); Mobile (Ala.); Montgomery (Ala.); Civil war; United States; Military occupation; Walker, John James, d. 1884; Oliver, Starke; Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
    • Letter from W. H. R. in Demopolis, Alabama, to Augusta Hopkins Rice. He mentions Major Walker in Meridian, Mississippi and Starke Oliver, writes about the Yankees doing little damage in Montgomery, and also says that Yankees have 'quietly occupied'...
    • Tax in kind

    • Taxation; Confederate States of America
    • Estimate and assessment of tax owed on pork: H. Wilson of Copiah County paid 104 pounds pork to the Confederate government, as a 10% tax on 1040 pounds assessed. Payment received by agent T. H. Wheeler at Depot No. 3, 4th Congressional District. ...
    • Sallie Curry account of hogs slaughtered

    • Swine; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses; Starkville (Miss.); Curry family; Taxation; Confederate States of America; Oktibbeha County (Miss.); Bond, Sarah E. (Sallie), 1830-1902
    • Form completed by Sarah E. Curry to account for the number of hogs slaughtered on her plantation between April 1863 and March 1864. She records 3 hogs for a total of 580 pounds, with 34 pounds due to the Confederate States government. Witnessed...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to Alex W. Feemster; 9/26/1863

    • Feemster family; Religion; Revivals; Conversion; Civil war; United States; Furloughs; Clothing and dress; Slavery; Race relations; Infant baptism; Stainback, George Tucker, 1829-1902; Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911; Lowndes County (Miss.)
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama, opening with news from the church. She says that not all the ministers were as enthusiastic as they should have been, but five professions were made. Willie has not...
    • Receipt for cotton sold to CSA

    • Confederate States of America; Confederate States of America. Treasury Dept.; Cotton trade; Choctaw County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for four bales of cotton sold in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Willis Barfield by M. Ingram and later sold to the Confederate government in name of William Veitch. The cotton was to be delivered to the depot at Winona. Signed by Willis...

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