Letter, Eliza Patterson to Ann Boyd Green; 9/1/1861

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Creator:Patterson, Eliza
Title:Letter, Eliza Patterson to Ann Boyd Green; 9/1/1861

Letter from Eliza Patterson to her aunt, Ann Boyd Green, from Tunica County, Mississippi. She writes of being home from Nashville and bringing a nephew Bell with her, and about a nephew who recently died of whooping cough and measles. She mentions cousins Jack (Boyd) and Robert (Boyd), who are serving in the war. She writes that times are hard, and all they hear about is war. 1861.

Local identification number: 4-F17-3

Subjects:United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Education | Agriculture | Green, Anna, 1804-1886 | 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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