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    • Letter, Josephine Magruder to H. A. Magruder; 9/27/1861

    • Civil war; United States; Sharon (Miss.); Madison County (Miss.); African-Americans; Slavery; Indians of North America; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G; Confederate States of America. Army....
    • Letter from Josephine Magruder in Sharon, Mississippi, to her brother, Henry Archibald Magruder. She mentions that a Mr. Clark is leaving with supplies for the Confederate and Camden Rifles (Companies C and G of the 18th Mississippi Infantry,...
    • 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, 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...
    • 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, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 10/10/1863

    • Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Slavery; Civil war; United States; Boardinghouses; Religion; Hymns; Infant baptism; Slavery; African-Americans; Revivals; Freemasons; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, addressing the issue of her joining him in Selma. He suggests again that her father might loan her the money, and that he might prefer to use Confederate money. He also...
    • Letter, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw; 12/07/1862

    • Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Brookhaven; Coffeeville, Battle of, Coffeeville (Miss.), 1862; Civil war; United States; African-Americans; Slavery; Salt; Shoes; Diseases
    • Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her that his wife, Almerinda (''Rinnie''), is very ill with ''billious cholic.'' Their son, Clarence, has recovered from his toothache. He mentions making shoes for the negroes. There was a...
    • 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, William Sykes to James Sykes; 12/26/1864

    • Sykes family; Winona (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Slavery; African-Americans; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Confederate States of America; Sykes, James William, 1810-1885
    • Letter from William Sykes in Winona, Mississippi, to James Sykes, bemoaning the reelection of Abraham Lincoln, the end of his hopes for peace, and the impoverished and demoralized state of the Confederacy. He mentions the murder of a Captain...
    • 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, 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, Jane Lipscomb to Elizabeth Wier; 2/28/1864

    • Lipscomb, Jane, 1810-1865; Wier, Elizabeth, 1798-1864; Enterprise (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Chatfield, William M.; Chatfield, George Washington, 1810-1881; Clergy; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 20th....
    • Letter, Jane Hardwick Lipscomb, probably from Jasper County, Mississippi, to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Lipscomb Wier at Enterprise, Mississippi, telling of the state of the anxiety of her daughter Laura and sympathizing with the recent troubles...
    • 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...

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