Letter, Marcella Sykes to Rebecca Sykes; 7/18/1862

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Creator:Sykes, Marcella J., 1830-1868
Title:Letter, Marcella Sykes to Rebecca Sykes; 7/18/1862

Letter, Marcella J. Sykes, Aberdeen, Mississippi, to her mother, Rebecca Sykes, regarding her stay with her sister, Josephine (''Josie'') Evans and her husband, Dr. Evans. She takes pride in the ladylike behavior of her two daughters, Wildie and Ida, and she tells her mother about the attachment of her son, James (''Jimmy''), to his uncle ''Doc.'' Marcella was the wife and cousin of James William Sykes (1830-1861).

Local identification number: 73-26

Subjects:Sykes family | Evans family | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Peninsular Campaign, 1862 | Slavery | Children | Chickens | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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