Nannie Herndon Rice Family Papers

Authors

Hallie Cruse

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Description

Letter from Hallie Cruse in Huntsville, Alabama, to her sister, Maria Walker, regarding the troubles of family and friends. She mentions a Confederate camp in Huntsville and refers to the 4th Alabama Regiment's involvement in the battle at Manassas. She talks about diseases killing many soldiers. She writes that the local minister, Mr. Banister, preaches a special sermon for soldiers during the Sunday School time. She refers to the 'sad reverses' at Fort Hatteras and Fort Clark. She also writes about a pair of handcuffs taken from Manassas and the great local interest in buying them.

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Publication Date

9-3-1861

Time Period

1860-1869

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence: 2 p. ; 18.5 x 24 cm.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

C_ASERL_2010_0038

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Nannie Herndon Rice family papers, Folder 23

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.

Letter, Hallie Cruse to Maria Walker, September 3, 1861

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