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You've searched: Intellectual Underpinnings of the American Civil War

  • Format (original): correspondence: 1 p.
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    • 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, 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, Sallie to Emmett Ross; 2/14/1865

    • Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Weddings; Marriage; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics
    • Letter, ''Sister Sallie'' to Emmett Ross, telling him that she attended the wedding of one of Mr. Harris's daughters. The groom was late because the roads were in such bad condition. She notes that the war hasn't affected the number of...
    • 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, Anonymous to Wife; 6/5/1853

    • Slavery; Slave trade; Slaveholders; Abolitionists; Christian literature; Artists; Annexation; Texas; Natchez (Miss.); Saint Louis (Mo.); New Orleans (La.); Mobile (Ala.)
    • Letter from an unidentified illustrator of Indians who is publishing a book, from Natchez, Mississippi, to his wife in Vermont, 1853. The writer criticizes the institution of slavery and believes that a civil war is the only hope of ending it. He...
    • 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, 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...
    • 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, 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...
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 2/6/1865

    • Plantations; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); African-Americans; Slavery; Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
    • Letter from plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice, regarding the sickness of some of the slaves and the necessity to call Dr. Perkins. He also writes about trying to obtain butter from Judge Carr. ...
    • 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, 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...

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