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This postcard features a color illustration of a Confederate monument in Corinth, Mississippi. The monument features a statue of a soldier standing with s gun at the top of the pedestal. Buildings and horse drawn buggies are on either side of the monument where it stands in the center of the street. The title of the card is in the upper left of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Elsie North in Yates City, Illinois. The card is postmarked Citronelle, Alabama, February 1909 and an inscription is on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Sat. morn. Well Elsie we are here at Citronelle at the Pullman. Mr. Zook met us a the train last night. Their cottage is up the street here, he wants us to come there. Not very many here at the Pullman I guess. It's nice and sunny this morn, a little cool, like it was at home. Had a big hail storm and wint and rain at Macon Miss. yesterday noo, small hail but the ground was white did not rain much here. The train from th enorth has just came in. I am going to see Mrs. Steens this morn. Your Mamma. [sic]
Postcards; Confederate States of America--Soldiers' monuments; Soldiers' monuments--Southern States
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Northeast Mississippi Region
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Confederate Monument, Corinth, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University