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This postcard features a color illustration of the Confederate monument in the courthouse square in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, an obelisk flanked by statues of soldiers in uniform and a statue of a confederate general at the top. The Forest County courthouse, a three story, red brick building, is seen to the left of the monument. The title of the card is printed along the bottom edge of the card. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. Albert A Seering in Paterson, New Jersey. The card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Miss., Shelby Branch, January 25, 1918 and two green, one cent George Washington postage stamps are placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written in green ink on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Friend Al, A line to let you know that all goes well and that I haven't forgotten you. Been down here for 10 weeks and it is fairly nice. Will write later Best regards old pal. Corp. J. Bowers [address omitted] Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss. [sic]
The Owl Drug Store, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Postcards; Soldiers' monuments--Southern States; Courthouses
Confederate monuments; Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Pine Belt Region
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Confederate Monument in Court House Square, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University