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.
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...
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...
Yellow fever--Mississippi.; Diaries.; Dry Grove (Miss.)--History.; Williams family.
Small journal kept by John Calvin Williams during the yellow fever epidemic in Dry Grove, Mississippi, in 1878. According to the note pasted later into the front of the journal, Williams himself died of the fever on October 31, 1878.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 17 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 17 spans the dates of January 1-September 30, 1867.