Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 12/6/1863

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Creator:Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
Title:Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 12/6/1863

Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster. He writes that he saw the Royal Arch degree (a Masonic rank) conferred. He assures her that ''it is not in me to love a dollar'' and refers to ''The Widow Bedott'' stories by Frances M. Whitcher. He writes about being more practical than idealistic when it comes to duty. He tells her of a sermon he heard and that Charly Harper just went home on a 25-day furlough. 1863.

Local identification number: 235-19

Subjects:Feemster family | Freemasons | Royal Arch Masons | Religion | Furloughs | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | 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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