Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 7/31/1864

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Creator:Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
Title:Letter, Alex W. Feemster to Loulie Feemster; 7/31/1864

Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, who has traveled to Enterprise, Mississippi. He tells her that his hand is swollen and that he is fighting ''a feeling of gloom and despondency.'' Charly wrote with an account of the Battle of Harrisburg (Miss.), (Battle of Tupelo); Charly was stunned and partially paralyzed on one side for a day or two. Two days later, he writes that his hand is still stiff and sore. The monthly rations are going to be distributed. 1864.

Local identification number: 235-29

Types:Correspondence | Text
Subjects:Feemster family | Tupelo, Battle of, Tupelo, Miss., 1864 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Religion | Furuncle | Operational rations (Military supplies) | 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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