Shaw Family Papers – McKell Collection

Authors

Albert Shaw

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Description

Letter from Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her about the ill health of himself, his son, some of the slaves, and the neighborhood in general. Some of the soldiers in Brookhaven have the measles. He tells her that he has been discharged again. He is proud of the fact that so many men have enlisted in the army voluntarily. Fort Donelson and Clarksville have been recaptured ''with a considerable number of Prisoners and destroying a very large amount of Yankee property.'' 1862.

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Publication Date

8-30-1862

Time Period

1860-1869

Keywords

ASERL

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence: 1 p. ; 21.1 X 19.6 cm.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

C_ASERL_2010_0115

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Thompson B. Shaw-McKell papers, Box 1, Folder 2

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. Shaw to Mary Shaw;  8/30/1862

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