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This black and white postcard features an inset photograph of an early twentieth century soldier. The photo is set against a black and white abstract background. An inscription is handwritten in the top left corner and along the right edge of the card. The back of the card identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Water Valley, Mississippi, May 10, 1906. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Meaders Upchurch in Water Valley, Mississippi.
[top left corner]This man started to the Philippines but the war ended. J. B. H. he arrived [right edge] He is related to Corace. He is now Sheriff of Calhoun County. [back of the postcard] Hello How are you? I sure did have a fine time at Shiloh Sunday. Took dinner with Mrs. Womack. I didn't come home until Mon. Morning. Nes I'll believe you are coming to hopewell When I see you coming. I thing you are just saying that to hear your self talk. Say I have a question to ask you when I see you again (If I ever do). As every your true friend A. K. Terry [sic]
Postcards; Soldiers; Sheriffs; Calhoun County, MS
Water Valley, MS; Calhoun Co., MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Calhoun County Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University