Southwest Mississippi Region

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This black and white postcard features a bird's eye view of a large cemetery with lines of small white tombstones interspersed with trees and walking paths. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Overlooking National Cemetery from Spanish Fort, Vicksburg, Miss." The back of the postcard 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 Vicksburg, Mississippi, February 9, 1914. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Odrane Fritz in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Feb. 9th 14 Dear Sam and Als Arrived in Vicksburg all O. K.--Cold is much worse. However I can work: Am sending you the first of a set of views of National Park where Southern and Northern soldiers lay together. Kiss the boys and write to Carroll Hotele. E. W. D.

Publication Date

2-9-1914

Publisher

L. L. Herman

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Vicksburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Overlooking-National-Cemetery-From-Spanish-Fort_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Vicksburg 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.

Vicksburg National Cemetery, a Bird's Eye View, Vicksburg, Mississippi

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