Letter, Susan Batte, to Howell Hobbs ; 10/26/1863

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Creator:Batte, Susan
Title:Letter, Susan Batte, to Howell Hobbs ; 10/26/1863

Letter to Howell Hobbs from his cousin, Susan V. Batte, and her husband. Susan Batte mentions a cousin, Dick Batte, and his fear of being drafted into the army, and she asks if Hobbs has heard from his negroes yet. Mr. Batte writes of his recent return from some salt baths in Alabama, and his hope of soon visiting his wounded son, Howell. Howell H. Batte was a Private in Company A of the 18th Mississippi Infantry. Finally, Mr. Batte mentions that he doesn't want to bring his negroes home yet. 1863.

Local identification number: 51-F3-10

Subjects:United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Slavery | African Americans | Alabama | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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Hobbs family papers


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