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...
Smith Co. (Miss.) ; Overby, W. C.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
W. C. Overby family farm; multiple views. Farm of 575 acres located in the Rock Bluff Community three miles north of White Oak and seven miles south of Polkville. Smith Co. Agricultural agent Truitt Bufkin assisted with selection of farm family.