Pine Belt Region

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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]

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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]

Publication Date

1918

Publisher

The Owl Drug Store, Hattiesburg, Miss.

Time Period

1910-1919

Subjects

Postcards; Soldiers' monuments--Southern States; Courthouses

Keywords

Confederate monuments; Hattiesburg, MS

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1918-01-25_Postcard-Confed-Mon-Hattiesburg_001

Source

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

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

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

Confederate Monument in Court House Square, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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