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|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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