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|Title:||Letter, William Sykes to James Sykes; 10/8/1863|
Letter, William Sykes, Middleton, Mississippi, James Sykes, regarding the difficulties they are facing in the area, including limited resources, lack of news, and sickness among the family and slaves. He asks his brother to inquire about purchasing iron from a company in Columbus. He expresses his sorrow over the deaths of two relatives, Eddie Sykes and Edgar Sykes, and wonders when the war will end. 1863.
Local identification number: 73-33
|Subjects:||Sykes family | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Slavery | Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 | Sykes, James William, 1810-1885 | United States, Mississippi, Middleton | United States, Mississippi, Lowndes County, Columbus, 33.4956744, -88.4272627|
|Collection:||Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War|
|Institution:||Mississippi State University. Libraries|
|Contributors:||Mississippi State University. Libraries|
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