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|Creator:||Shaw, Albert, 1828-1864|
|Title:||Letter, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw; 8/30/1862|
Letter from Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her about the ill health of himself, his son, some of the slaves, and the neighborhood in general. Some of the soldiers in Brookhaven have the measles. He tells her that he has been discharged again. He is proud of the fact that so many men have enlisted in the army voluntarily. Fort Donelson and Clarksville have been recaptured ''with a considerable number of Prisoners and destroying a very large amount of Yankee property.'' 1862.
Local identification number: 12-F2-4
|Subjects:||Shaw family | Brookhaven | Measles | Diseases | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | African Americans | Slavery | Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 | United States, Mississippi, Copiah County, 31.8692374, -90.4487987 | United States, Tennessee, Fort Donelson | United States, Tennessee, Clarksville|
|Collection:||Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War|
|Institution:||Mississippi State University. Libraries|
|Contributors:||Mississippi State University. Libraries|
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Thompson B. Shaw-McKell papers
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