Letter, Jane Hardwick Lipscomb, probably from Jasper County, Mississippi, to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Lipscomb Wier at Enterprise, Mississippi, telling of the state of the anxiety of her daughter Laura and sympathizing with the recent troubles at Enterprise. She hopes that the Yanks have left the state, and says that she imagines the children will never forget the burning of Enterprise. She mentions Pastor Chatfield and the death of his son William, killed by a falling limb. She tells of sending butter by Bob, the possibility of sending coal and potatoes, and sends good wishes to the children. 1864
William Lowndes Lipscomb
Letter, W. L. Lipscomb, Columbus, Mississippi to Mary Elizabeth Wier, Quitman, Mississippi concerning the death of his aunt and her mother, Elizabeth Lipcomb Wier. The letter extols Aunt Wier's qualities, offers condolences, and expresses grief, the hope of meeting her again in heaven, and the wish that her example will urge them all into greater holiness. He also refers to the dark and troubling times and sends the sympathy and love of his wife Tallula.
Mary Elizabeth Wier
Letter, Sister (probably Mary Elizabeth Wier), from Enterprise, Mississippi to Ellen Lipscomb Wier. She tells of the births and the health of the Wier children and adults, of their current locations and of the activities of their friends. She also discusses that she, the Perrymans and others are caring for sick and wounded at the hospital, bringing them food and attending them on a scheduled rotation. She mentions men of the 37th Infantry, Company B. (her brother William W. Bud Wier's company), including Thomas C. Wier's new responsibilities as a company chaplain and the fact that Dr. Perryman brought home the body of Marsh, and that Brunson has died.
Letter, Elizabeth Wier from Lauderdale County, Mississippi, to her daughter Mary Elizabeth Wier. She mentions the recent birth of a Parker grandchild, the health and excitement of her daughter Sue Parker, and the activities of other family members. She mentions the news being only of war one day but better the next day, her hope that there will not be war, and her fear being afraid that Bud, Doc, Benson will go and that Stuart (Robert Stuart Wier) is raising a company (the Enterprise Guards).
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