Correspondence; Children; Families; Mothers; Spouses; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta. This four-page letter provides information about the homelife of Mary Guthrie Latta since her husband's departure. She states that the family "is getting along as well and...
Correspondence; Fathers; Mothers; Campaigns & battles; Civil Wars; War
Letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta, dated August 19, 1861. Although she has hoped that Samuel Latta's unit would be ordered into retreat in Tennessee, they have instead been ordered to New Madrid, Missouri.
Correspondence; Fathers; Children; Families; Mothers; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samiel R. Latta. In this four-page letter, she expresses concern for the safety of her husband. She states that she is "beginning to feel the terrible realities of war in earnest now."
$500 Confederate bond: "Two years after the Ratification of a Treaty between the Confederate States & United States the C.S.A. will pay to the bearer on demand $500." Handed down in the family from Sherman Blair.
William Addison Abernathy, C. S. A., seated in uniform, gun in hand. Abernathy was killed in battle at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. On the back "Mammy's brother. See General Vaughn's book in my cedar chest." is written.
One-page document recording the retirement from military service of Jesse West of Smith County, Tennessee. The certificate provides West's rank, company, civilian occupation, and physical description. It is signed by three Confederate surgeons.
This one-page handwritten form is an Abstract K, recording information that will be reflected in the quarterly return known as the Return of Quartermaster Stores (Form No. 23). Listed here by the regimental quartermaster are the dates, voucher...