Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 14 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 14 spans the dates of February 21-April 30, 1865.
Feemster family; Infants; Breastfeeding; Civil war; United States; Lowndes County (Miss.); Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
Letter from Loulie Feemster to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama. She begins by telling him about a social visit and her friends' babies, one of whom is ''not hurt with beauty.'' She tells him that Willie (possibly Alex's brother,...
Civil war; United States; Education; Agriculture; Green, Anna, 1804-1886; Tunica County (Miss.)
Letter from Eliza Patterson to her aunt, Ann Boyd Green, from Tunica County, Mississippi. She writes of being home from Nashville and bringing a nephew Bell with her, and about a nephew who recently died of whooping cough and measles. She mentions...
Brister C. Cosnahan family farm; multiple views. Farm of 352 acres located four miles west of Summit, MS on highway 98. Pike Co. Agricultural agent George Mullendore and Assistant county agent Carl Izard assisted with selection of farm family.
LeRonde Hancock family farm; multiple views. Farm of 290 acres located a mile west of Bentonia on the Satartia Road. Yazoo Co. Farmers Home Administration Supervisor James H. Craig assisted with selection of farm family.