Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 12/2/1863

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Creator:Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
Title:Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 12/2/1863

Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, telling her how difficult it is for anyone to get a furlough, and none longer than ten days except for special emergencies. He expects to get a ten-day furlough soon and wants to plan his trip so that the clothing she is making will be finished. He remarks on a friend in Pontotoc being ''visited by the heartless foe'' and mentions ''cheering rumors'' about Knoxville and Ringgold. 1863.

Local identification number: 235-18

Subjects:Feemster family | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Furloughs | Clothing and dress | Sewing | Ringgold Gap, Battle of, Ringgold, Ga., 1863 | Knoxville, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863 | Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, Selma, 32.4073589, -87.0211007
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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