Mississippi Delta Region

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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.

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[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]

Publication Date

5-10-1906

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Water Valley, MS; Calhoun Co., MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Soldiers_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Calhoun County Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Sheriff of Calhoun County, Mississippi, as a Soldier

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