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This color postcard features a large leafy tree behind a wooden picket fence and a white house with green shutters behind it. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Tree Under Which Gen. Sherman Camped, Canton, Miss." The card is damaged on the left side. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. Two green one cent postage stamps are placed sideways in the upper right corner. The postmark is too faded to read. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Clare Wallace in Jacksonville, Florida.
6-20-1918 Dear Clara--So disappointed I did not hear from you this A.M. do hope you are OK by now [and] do tell me what was matter with you. Hope you have my letter by now. Will get your [?] off in the A. M. had to sneak to Jaxon for the brush. Send me a card every day until you get up. lovingly Mama [sic]
Postcards; Trees; Canton, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Canton Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University