Nannie Herndon Rice Family Papers

Authors

A. B. Parks

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Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, opening with the health of the slaves and the state of the crops. Parks writes that his son, who was wounded after fighting in Johnston's army, died at a hospital in Atlanta, and that another wounded son was transferred from Montgomery to Selma, Alabama. The first son was wounded, May 15, 1864, on the last day of the Battle of Resaca, Georgia. Parks writes that the Yankees are trying to raid from Jackson and Memphis, but are being held back. Parks closes with more comments about crops and produce. Letter sent care of Major J.J. Walker, No. 126 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama.1864.

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Publication Date

7-11-1864

Time Period

1860-1869

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence: 1 p. ; 17.6 x 23.5 cm.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

C_ASERL_2010_0047

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Nannie Herndon Rice family papers, Folder 26

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, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice, July 11, 1864

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