Copiah Co. (Miss.); Armstrong, Paul D.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
Paul D. Armstrong family farm; multiple views. Farm of 450 acres four miles northeast of Crystal Springs on the Barnes Road. Copiah Co. Agricultural agent E. E. Randle assisted with 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.
Tensas Parish (La.)--History.; Natchez (Miss.)--History.; Waterproof (La.)--History.; Saint Joseph (La.)--History.; Plantation life--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slavery--United States--History--19th century.; Levees--Louisiana.;...
Diary kept by plantation owner Zenas Preston from 1850-1853. Preston's plantation, Leftwich, was situated on Lake St. Peter in Tensas Parish, Louisiana, and Preston describes frequent trips to Waterproof, Saint Joseph, and Natchez via the...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 2 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 2 spans the dates of April-September 1861.
Civil war; United States; Confederate Army; Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Agriculture; Livestock; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the crops and livestock and the health of the workers, including slaves, 1864.