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    • 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, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw; 3/17/1862

    • Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Meridian (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 36th; Brown, Drury J.
    • Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her that a new regiment (the 36th Mississippi Infantry) was raised in Meridian, Mississippi, and elected Drury Brown as a colonel. He also writes that Copiah County has nearly two thousand men...
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 7/31/1864

    • Feemster family; Tupelo, Battle of, Tupelo, Miss., 1864; Operational rations (Military supplies); Civil war; United States; Selma (Ala.); Religion; Furuncle; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
    • Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, who has traveled to Enterprise, Mississippi. He tells her that his hand is swollen and that he is fighting ''a feeling of gloom and despondency.'' Charly wrote with an...
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 4/17/1864

    • Civil war; United States; Confederate Army; Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Agriculture; Livestock; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
    • Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the crops and livestock and the health of the workers, including slaves, 1864.
    • 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...
    • 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 eight bales of cotton exchanged in Choctaw County, Mississippi, by R. Grantham for bonds from the Confederacy. The cotton was to be delivered to Vaiden. Signed by Willis Barfield. 1863.
    • Letter, S. H. Pope to W. H. Lee; 2/19/1865

    • Civil war; United States; Shuqualak (Miss.); Columbus (Miss.); Marriage; Weddings; Lee, Stephen D. (Stephen Dill), 1833-1908; Lee, W. H. (William Hollinshed), 1841-1910
    • Letter, Samuel H. Pope in Shuqualak, Mississippi, to William Hollinshed Lee, at the Officer's Hospital in Uniontown, Alabama, expressing his desire for Lee to visit him at his boarding house. Sims was wounded and captured. Pope sympathizes with...
    • War tax receipt

    • Confederate States of America; Civil war; United States; Starkville (Miss.); Taxation; Hogan, Mary, 1800-1882
    • Receipt for $22.00 in taxes paid to the Confederate States of America by Mrs. Mary Hogan of Starkville, Mississippi. Signed by District 34 tax collector W. L. James, 1862.
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 6/21/1864

    • Plantations; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Civil war; United States; Agriculture; Parks family; Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
    • Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, giving her a brief update on health and produce, then telling her that he is going to Atlanta to see his wounded son, 1864....
    • 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...
    • 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.

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