Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 6 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 6 spans the dates of September 1-December 8, 1862.
Civil war; United States; Teachers; Education; Union City (Tenn.); La Grange (Tenn.); Oxford (Miss.); Webb, Matilda Ann, 1832-1913
Letter to ''Lit'' (Matilda Ann Boyd Webb) from her cousin, Mattie A. Boyd, and Sophie Boyd Hays. Mattie is visiting Sophie, her school term in Oxford having just ended. Mattie writes that most of the young men are gone from town, and that...
Washington Co. (Miss.) ; Wilkerson, Jeff P.--Family. ; Mississippi State University--Alumni and alumnae.;farm life--Mississippi.
Jeff P. Wilkerson family farm; multiple views. Farm of 740 acres owned and 400 acres leased six miles north of Greenville at Winterville, MS. Jeff Wilkerson is MSU alumnus. Washington Co. Agricultural agent T. E. Berry and Associate county agent G....
Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Port Hudson (La.); Civil war; United States; African-Americans; Slavery; Brookhaven (Miss.); Agriculture; Confiscations; Spinning; Children; Diseases
Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw. He is feeling much better, but his wife, Almerinda (''Rinnie''), is still in bad health. Their son, Clarence, likes to go out to the fields before dinner and ride home on a plow mule. He writes that...
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; King, Susan Petigru, 1824-1875.; Charleston (S.C.)--History.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letter to "Lulu" (Martha Louisa Starr) from her uncle, George W. Williams, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1863. Williams mentions knowing the authoress Sue Petigru Bowen King. He also mentions meeting and shaking hands with Jefferson Davis.
Smith Co. (Miss.) ; Mayfield, J. K. (John Knox)--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
J. K. (John Knox) Mayfield family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1125 acres located three and a half miles west of Taylorsville, MS. Smith Co. Agricultural agent Truitt Bufkin assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Sharp, Joe--Family.
Joe Sharp family farm; multiple views. Farm of 305 acres located just north of Silver Creek, MS. Joe Sharp is MSU alumnus. Lawrence Co. agent Marcus W. Peterson and Lawrence Co. supervisor of the Farmers Home Administration assisted with...