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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, Thomas C. Billups to E. H. Myers; 6/13/1864

    • Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 43rd; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864; Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Adams, John, 1825-1864; Harrison, Richard, 1821-1876; Myers,...
    • Letter from Thomas C. Billups in Columbus, Mississippi, to E. H. Myers, editor of the Southern Christian Advocate, requesting $100 worth of issues to be sent for three months to soldiers in the 43rd Mississippi Regiment, care of chaplain John...
    • 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, 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...
    • Letter, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw;  8/30/1862

    • Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Brookhaven; Measles; Diseases; Civil war; United States; African-Americans; Slavery; Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864; Fort Donelson (Tenn.); Clarksville (Tenn.)
    • Letter from Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her about the ill health of himself, his son, some of the slaves, and the neighborhood in general. Some of the soldiers in Brookhaven have the measles. He tells her that he has been...
    • 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, Mattie Morrow to Billie and Jimmie; 7/14/1864

    • Okolona (Miss.); Tupelo (Miss.); West Point (Miss.); Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877; Roddey, Philip Dale, 1826-1897; Duff, William Lewis, 1841-1909; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, 8th; Fort Pillow (Tenn.);...
    • Letter from Mattie Morrow in West Point, Mississippi, to Billie and Jimmie, asking about family and mutual friends and referring to the Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, June, 1864. She mentions Generals Forrest and Roddey, Colonel William Duff of the...
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 2/22/1864

    • Feemster family; Civil war; United States; Columbus (Miss.); Enterprise (Miss.); Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911; Railroads; Military occupation; African-Americans; Selma (Ala.); Martial law; Religion; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster. He tells her about a local rumor that Columbus had been taken and burnt, adds that he gives no credence to it, and writes that he has heard Grierson is on his way. He...
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster to Alex W. Feemster; 3/10/1864

    • Feemster family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Religion; Civil war; United States; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics; Stainback, George Tucker, 1829-1902; Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
    • Letter, Loulie Feemster at Bigbee Bottom, Mississippi, to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama, opening with religious reflections. She tells him that the church is raising money for maimed soldiers. She writes about clothing, hats...
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 8/14/1864

    • Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Enterprise (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Religion; African-Americans; Methodists; Furloughs; War wounds; Pillage; Feemster, Samuel King, 1836-1899; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, in Enterprise, Mississippi. He urges her to return to Selma soon, since they don't know when ''the roads may be taken up entirely by the govt for the transportation of...
    • Letter, James Ross to Emmett Ross; 9/4/1864

    • Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Marriage; Clinton (La.); Teachers; Bayou Sara (La.); Civil war; United States
    • Letter, James Ross in Clinton, Louisiana, to his son, Emmett Ross. He encourages his son to rest so that his leg injury will heal faster. He gives his consent for Emmett to marry Mollie (Mary Collins), even though he hasn't met his future...
    • 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...


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