Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 31 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 31 spans the dates of January 1, 1883-July 23, 1885.
Jefferson Davis Co. (Miss.); Parkman, Fleet--Family; farm life--Mississippi
Fleet Parkman family farm; multiple views. Farm of 787 acres located in the Sons Community about nine miles south of Prentiss, MS. Jefferson Davis Co. agent O. O. Swords assisted with the selection of farm family.
Feemster family; Poetry; Religious poetry; Grief; Death
Poem dedicated to Loulie Feemster by Martha A. Feemster at Ridgeway, sympathizing in the loss of her young son, Henry, and assuring her friend that he is happy in heaven. ''Original poem on death of little Henry'' is written on the reverse. 1862.
Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Clothing and dress; Confederate States of America; Money; Jewelry
Letter, Sarah Howard Ross in Woodville, Mississippi, to her son, Emmett Ross, at Hazelwood. She is sending him, Mollie, and Elijah some shirts, socks, collars, and handkerchiefs. She tells him that she and Sissy were also able to get some clothes...