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The Olden Times - Mississippi History and Genealogy newspaper articles.

Confederate Dead at Iuka, Mississippi - The Olden Times

MSArchives - Seven newspaper articles including articles about a slave memorial for Jerry Ross who was also a cook of Co. C, 3rd Miss., Mississippi Confederate troops, 200 Choctaw Indian conscripts, and recollection of incident at Raymond.

Miscellaneous Newspaper articles - compiled by Vicki Betts.

WEEKLY, SEMI-WEEKLY AND DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN [JACKSON, MS] January 3, 1860 - July 10, 1864 - compiled by Vicki Betts.

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    Memphis Daily Appeal, January 1862 - June 6, 1862 ...Doodle.—A correspondent of the Richmond Dispatch, writing from "Camp 12th Mississippi regiment," Virginia, says: The only new thing of note is a custom... ...was the first to display the secession flag in the waters of the Upper Mississippi, the Governor of Missouri, Gov. Jackson, when the Alonzo Child was in... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis_appeal%20ja-je%2062.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal [Jackson, MS], 1862-1863 ...the first gun upon the Potomac, and hopes to fire the last one upon the Mississippi. And our young friend, Major B____, may, too, in that coming time,... ...taste and wealth. Here were the principal depot and machine shops of the Mississippi Central railroad the great road from Indianapolis to New Orleans,... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis_appeal_jackson.htm

    Savannah [GA] Republican, 1863 ...So much curiosity is shown in Mississippi for any details, however trivial, of Yankee misrule and Butler's course in New Orleans, that a few desultory... ...of those who used so melodiously to swell the boatmen's chorus upon the Mississippi steamers. In the evening General Butler, with his numerous and... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/savannah_republican_1863.htm

    Natchez Daily Courier, 1861-1863 ...Mississippi Flags. New State Flag for Mississippi; New Flag for "Southern Confederated States."--made to order at short notice at Clarke's Literary... ...any quantity of bouquets, which were received with that courtesy the Mississippi soldier knows how to show.--Oxford Mercury, 30th ult. NATCHEZ DAILY... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/natchez_courier.htm

    Mobile Register and Advertiser, 1864 ...The destruction of property in Western Mississippi has been enormous—and this, in connection with the abandoned plantations, present a sad and melancholy... ...Scene in Mississippi. (Fall of 1863) Family comfortably seated 'round a glowing fire. Dash (at the front gate)—Bow, wow, wow, wow. Mother.—Julia,... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/mobile_reg_and_adv_64.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal, March-July, 1861 ...The Flag of Mississippi.—A flag of white ground, magnolia tree in the center, a blue field in the under left hand corner, with a white star in the... ...Mississippi Items. Cadets.—The boys at Okolona have organized a cadet company. On the 17th ult., the "Van Dorn Reserves," of Aberdeen, were mustered... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis%20appeal%20mar-jy%2061.htm

    American Citizen [Canton, MS], July 6, 1861-November 6, 1863 ...Canton, Mississippi. Orders from the County solicited. aug18,1860 AMERICAN CITIZEN [CANTON, MS], July 6, 1861, p. 2, c. 1 The Citizen on a War... ...shipments of manufactured articles and produce—was with the towns on the Mississippi. It also shows that the South lived not by what it raised at home,... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/american_citizen.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal, November - December 1861 ...disturb the life or liberty of such martyrs to their country.—Brandon (Mississippi) Republican. MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL [MEMPHIS, TN], November 5, 1861,... ...for their music, was deposited with the Governor, for the benefit of the Mississippi volunteers. Dispatches from the northern cities state that the poor... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis%20appeal%20nov-dec%2061.htm

    Daily Times [Leavenworth, KS], June 21, 1862 - August 14, 1863 ...A letter from New Orleans, going the rounds of the Mississippi papers give us all we want to know in relation to the conduct of the fair rebels of the... ...From Mississippi. [Correspondence of the Times.] Headquarters of the Mississippi,} near Corinth, July 12, 1862. } Ed. Times:--This regiment, the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/leavenworth_times_62-63.htm

    Daily Times [Leavenworth, KS], March 26, 1864 - November 11, 1864 ...on the conquest of that State as virtually ending the war west of the Mississippi. There are about 900 men at this place who have taken the prescribed... ...The time for holding the Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair is fast approaching, and as yet but little has been done on the part of our citizens to make it... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/leavenworth_times_64.htm

    Mobile Register and Advertiser, 1861-1863 ...would suffice to make the corn crop. The wheat here, as in parts of Mississippi I have visited, has been gathered. No finer crop has ever been made in... ...Mississippi................................71,000 North Carolina........................132,000 Tennessee...............................167,000... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/mobile_reg_and_adv_61-63.htm

    Austin State Gazette, 1860-1865 ...Miss Lucy Goodrich, with C. W. Keim, Mississippi. Mrs. Glasscock, with S. J. Wood, Louisiana. Miss Weir, with J. T. Price, Tennessee. Miss Lillie... ...[Mississippi] The Brandon Republican learns from a gentleman from Newton county, that the ladies of Newton Station have formed themselves into a military... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/austin_state_gazette.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal [Atlanta, GA], 1863-1864 ...of the houses destroyed by the Queen of the West on her trip down the Mississippi belonged to an old gentleman, who, with his two sons and daughters,... ...Letter from Mississippi. Okalona, Miss., Nov. 12, 1863. Editors Appeal: Subjoined is a communication given me to have forwarded to you for... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/atlanta_appeal.htm

    Galveston Weekly News, 1864 ...the scientific gentleman at the head of the Iron Department in the Trans Mississippi Department, to be superior to any iron to be found in Europe or... ...months since was of the opinion that all the coal on this side of the Mississippi river, was what is called lignite, which I believe is not equal to... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/galveston_news_pt.3.htm

    Galveston Weekly News, 1865 ...of the precious article have been sold to Yankee trading boats on the Mississippi river; and the citizens tell us that their cotton has been taken by... ...the same writer proposes publishing "A History of the War in the Trans-Mississippi Department." The writer will be assisted in his compilation by many... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/galveston_news_pt.4.htm

    Richmond [VA] Whig, July - December 1864 ...a private letter written by a lady in the Trans-Mississippi department to a gentleman in Shubula, Mississippi. Is another one of the misfortunes, so many... ...starting from Memphis to a point in Northern Mississippi, from which point it moved to Jackson, Mississippi; from Jackson it moved to Atlanta, and this... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/richmond_whig_jy-de_1864.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal [Grenada, MS], 1862 ...laid out towns in the Southwest. It is the capital of Tishimingo county, Mississippi, situated six miles from the Tennessee line, and more favorably... ...triumph of the southern cause. When the war reached the great State of Mississippi, however, the valiant chivalry found it necessary to convert it into a... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis_appeal_grenada.htm

    Galveston Weekly News, 1863 ...in battle. The father has served nearly eighteen months eastward of the Mississippi, and through unsolicited orders, arrived at Houston, en route for San... ...for, and the increasing scarcity and cost of paper even east of the Mississippi, and the enormous charges for transportation, with all the attendant... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/galveston_new_pt.2.htm

    Yazoo Democrat ...Canton, Mississippi, Contains between 25 and 30,000 Works, The Largest Stock of Sheet Music In The South! Anything relating to Music matters,... ...Canton, Mississippi. YAZOO DEMOCRAT [Yazoo City, MS], September 4, 1858, p. 2, c. 1 A Negro Girl Going South to Choose a Master.—We have to record a... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/yazoo_democrat.htm

    The Eastern Clarion [Paulding, MS], August 14, 1858 - August 15, 1862 ...of Mississippi are fast increasing in wealth, population and importance, Jones is beginning to shine forth like a rich jewel in the diadem of... ...A Cotton Factory at Raymond Mississippi.—We learn from the Raymond (Hinds county) Gazette, of the 18th, that there is a very fair prospect for the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/paulding_ms_eastern_clarion.htm

    [Houston] Tri-Weekly Telegraph, 1863 ...Elmore's, Allen's and other regiments on this and the other side of the Mississippi, where the sons of our so-called German neighbors, as volunteers,... ...Confederacy. At Arkansas Post, one of the most sickly places West of the Mississippi river, the deaths average from four to six per day, and the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/houston%20tri-w%20telegraph%201863.htm

    Marshall Texas Republican, 1861-1862 ...follow promptly the glorious example of South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, the Lone Star Flag was lowered, draped in mourning,... ...ticket sent to each young lady required that she should come dressed in Mississippi manufactured apparel, in the manufacture of which she must in some... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/marshall_texas_republican_1862-3.htm

    Clarke Coounty [AL] Journal, November 1862-January 1865 ...The Company is at Greenville, on the Mississippi river, a considerable distance above Vicksburg. CLARKE COUNTY [AL] JOURNAL, November 13, 1862, p. 2,... ...near Jackson, Miss., who commanded the Burt Rifles of the 18th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers, in the first battle of Manassas, and who is honorably... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/clarke_co_al.htm

    Richmond [VA] Whig, Jan-June 1864 ...Headq'rs 2nd Mississippi Regiment,} Orange C. H., Va., Dec. 26th, 1863.} To the Editor of the Whig: Sir--I desire to return thanks, through your... ...Daily News under this head, editorializes on the burning of houses on the Mississippi river to punish the people for the firing on steamers by... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/richmond_whig_ja-je_1864.htm

    [New Orleans] Daily Picayune, January 3, 1864 - March 7, 1865 ...stopped one night,) they learned that Mouton's division had been to the Mississippi, at Gaines's Landing, for the purpose of crossing arms and ammunition... ...Desolation Along the Mississippi. The Ruined Homesteads. The Mississippi river correspondent of the Chicago Times, writing from Baton Rouge, Jan.... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/new_orleans_picayune_64-65.htm

    National Tribune, 1886-1890 ...Pay Department, and was continuously on duty with the armies in the Mississippi Valley. He was taken prisoner on Red River, La., and taken to Camp Ford,... ...instructed Gen. McNulta to go on board the gunboat near at hand on the Mississippi River, Capt. Dominie commander, and confer with and instruct a "spy."... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/national_tribune.htm

    Southern Confederacy [Atlanta, GA], 1861-1863 ...Miss Connie Caperton--Mississippi. Sisters! room for Mississippi! Well she knows the martial strain; She has marched of old to battle, She will... ...by Samuel Johnson, of Desoto, Mississippi. ---- A good method of keeping them is to dig them, without cutting the potatoes, as soon as the leaves are... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/southern_confederacy.htm

    [Augusta, GA] Daily Constitutionalist, January - April, 1864 ...Letter from Mississippi. Brownsville, Miss., Jan. 22. Mr. Editor: I again take time to write you how affairs are progressing on Big Black, and in our... ...prepares to record the advance of the Federal army into the State of Mississippi, me thinks he will pause before he soils the immaculate page upon which... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_const_ja-ap_64.htm

    New Orleans Daily Delta, 1855 ...9. "Our Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi friends. They voluntarily came to the supper of the 23d of December, 1814, and to the breakfast of the 8th... ...Gentlemen: Having seen Port Gibson, the county town of old Claiborne, in Mississippi, some three weeks since, my impressions of the beauty and extreme... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/new_orleans_daily_delta_1855.htm

    Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph, 1860-June 1862 ...for New Orleans on Monday morning. Give them a warm embrace. Hurra for Mississippi! [HOUSTON] TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 4, 1862, p. 1, c. 4-5... ...Withers' Division, Army of the Mississippi, Near Corinth, April 13th, 1862. E. H. Cushing, Esq.—Dear Sir—I know the people of Texas, and especially our... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/houston%20tri-w%20telegraph%201860-Je62.htm

    DAILY CONSTITUTIONALIST ...The Trans-Mississippi Department. Shreveport, April 12, 1864. The past week has been fraugaht [sic] with interest to us of the Trans-Mississippi... ...that much more a beast of prey. The late raid of Sherman in Mississippi is familiar to all, and fresh in the public memory. I will here give publicity to... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_const_may-aug_64.htm

    Nashville Daily Union, August 1, 1862--February 22, 1863 ...they have been repeated at intervals in the masterly States of Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas. Mob law, or lynch law, has reigned supreme in... ...Desolation of Northern Mississippi. A correspondent of the Missouri Democrat, writing from Holly Springs, January 5th, gives the following description... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/nashville_daily_union_ag62-fe63.htm

    Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph, July-December, 1862 ...home a few days since, after a two months sojourn in the Army of the Mississippi, has been appointed by Gov. Lubbock as Hospital Agent for the Texas... ...country where the supplies have been so much exhausted as in the State of Mississippi. The fund, though large, is limited, and private contributions may... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/houston%20tri-w%20telegraph%20jul-dec%2062.htm

    Marshall Texas Republican, 1863-1865 ...for an additional supply. Whether we shall be able to get it across the Mississippi river, as editors are in the habit of saying, "remains to be seen."... ...made vigorous efforts to procure printing paper from beyond the Mississippi river, we shall make another as early as it can be got through. The latest... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/marshall_texas_republican,%201863-5.htm

    Montgomery Weekly Advertiser, 1864 ...We have received from Mr. J. M. Wesson, President of the Mississippi Manufacturing company, whose factory is located at Bankston, Miss., a sample of... ...the duty to represent to the good people of the Confederacy, east of the Mississippi, the distressed condition to which the women and children of their... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/montgomery_1864.htm

    [Little Rock] Weekly Arkansas Gazette, 1860-1863 ...Breech-Loading Rifle.—Toby is a high private in the first regiment of the Mississippi army. His company is armed with a breech-loading Maynard rifle,... ...fail to raise, we must do without. Cut off from the East bank of the Mississippi river, no supplies of Rice can be calculated upon. The generous... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_weekly_arkansas_gazette.htm

    Tennessee Baptist, 1861-1862 ...borders and the Southern coast; from the sea board on the East, and the Mississippi on the West—and hence removed as far as possible from the seats of... ...41˝; in Florida, a little under 46˝; in Louisiana, a little over 48˝; in Mississippi and in Tennessee, a little under 70; in Alabama, a little over l74˝;... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/tennessee_baptist.htm

    Dallas Herald, 1860-1865 ...Female Volunteers.—The Holly Springs Herald learns that Chickasaw, Mississippi, has ten companies of volunteer soldiers ready to be mustered into the... ...crops raised not only for the support of the county, but of the army of Mississippi. DALLAS HERALD, May 29, 1861, p. 1, c. 8 Patriotism of the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/dallas_herald.htm Charleston Mercury 1863-1865 ...Idea.--During a recent debate in the Confederate Senate, Mr. Phelan, of Mississippi, adverted to the fact that they had seen white women, in "hoopless... ...A trip on the Mississippi--Yankees and Confederates as Travelling Companions.--A correspondent of the Mobile Advertiser furnishes that paper with an... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/charleston_mercury_pt2.htm

    Nashville Daily Union, April 13, 1862--July 31, 1862 ...five, ten, and twenty-five and fifty cent issues of the Tennessee and Mississippi Railway. Great distress prevails among the people, and has prevailed... ...forces which passed through Southern Kentucky, we saw ourselves, in the Mississippi regiments large numbers of unnaturalized foreigners who had been... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/nashville_daily_union_ap-jy1862.htm

    Sugar Planter [West Baton Rouge, LA], January 7, 1860 - January 4, 1862 ...regiment to meet the Brittish [sic], who had come from Lake Borgne to the Mississippi river, on the 23d of December 1814 the flag was hoisted by the... ...was measured off, which was considered fair shooting distance with the Mississippi Rifle—the arm of the Pelicans. The shooting then began—each man firing... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/sugar_planter.htm

    Daily Times [Leavenworth, KS], August 15, 1863 - March 25, 1864 ...All is quiet on the Mississippi at present. V. DAILY TIMES [LEAVENWORTH, KS], August 16, 1863, p. 3, c. 1 Eighty-five slaves were shipped from St.... ...The gentlemanly officials on the cut off from Palmyra to the Mississippi, opposite Quincy, did as those supervising the other lines over which the party... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/leavenworth_times_63-64.htm

    Columbus [GA] Enquirer, 1860-1863 ...of the Express an idea as to how the Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi belles dress, large numbers of whom purchase their dry goods in... ...from $75 to $150, $200 and $225. One charming young widow, residing in Mississippi, spent at a single dry goods house in Memphis last year, and for the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/columbus_enquirer.htm

    Daily Constitutionalist [Augusta, GA], January - July 1861 ...Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia; Finis: The Irrepressible Conflict!” “Come Sumner! Who’s afraid?” Several with the words: “South Carolina, Florida,... ...was covered over with a transparency bearing the inscription: “Vigilant, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia .” . . . DAILY... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_const_ja-jy_61.htm

    Daily Advocate [Baton Rouge, LA], September 3, 1860 - October 25, 1861 ...in the Mississippi Conference. I have had a fair occasion, within the past week, to notice a fair sample of the crops of Southwestern Mississippi—also... ...one. Send all the sullen agricultural grumblers you see to the hills of Mississippi, or to East Feliciana, for one week, and I am certain the brief... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/baton_rouge_daily_advocate.htm

    Nashville Dispatch, April 14, 1862--September 30, 1862 ...trains, loaded with prisoners, numbering in all 2,217 men. They are from Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Arkansas regiments, being a part of those... ...for New Orleans on Monday morning. Give them a warm embrace. Hurrah for Mississippi! The next day's issue contained the following: We were a good deal... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/nashville_dispatch_Ap62-Sp62.htm

    The Standard [Clarksville, TX], 1862-1865 ...there.—They are concentrating all their forces upon the Valley of the Mississippi. Yours truly, Dixie. STANDARD [CLARKSVILLE, TX], May 12, 1862, p.... ...yesterday, that he would not give an order for anything to go west of the Mississippi. This was in answer to our requisition for tents, accompanied by a... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/clarksville_standard_1862-1865.htm

    Peoria Morning Mail, 1862-1863 ...judgment, and of flagrant mismanagement in the conduct of the campaign in Mississippi. The fact cannot be concealed that every attempt to gain for our... ...to be given up, and are we to acknowledge our inability to open the Mississippi, gain possession of the Southwest and strike the rebels at their most... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/peoria_mail.htm

    [Fayetteville, Ark.] The Arkansian, 1860-1861 ...of Mississippi. Subject to the decision of the National Democratic Convention to be held in Charleston, S. C. in June next. [FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.] THE... ...grain and grazing lands to the cotton. The eastern half, bounded by the Mississippi, is sheltered by a broad belt of timber and differs from the west... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/fayetteville_arkansian.htm

    Montgomery Weekly Advertiser, 1863 ...sufficient quantity can be made to supply a large portion of Alabama and Mississippi. The teeth of the pegs are made by a steam plane, and the rows are... ...When the 16th Mississippi Regiment was quartered at Corinth, the guard around their encampment received all sorts of complicated instructions, some of... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/montgomery_1863.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal [Atlanta, GA], June 28, 1864 - November 3, 1864 ...those from Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas and Missouri have been shedding their best blood... ...Letter from North Mississippi. Special Correspondence Mobile Register.] Columbus, Miss., June 27, 1864.—In the name of the thousands of tobacco... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis_appeal_je-no%2064.htm

    Bellville [TX] Countryman, 1860-1865 ...Hurrah for the Ladies.—in Mississippi, and some other of the Confederate States, and even in some parts of Texas, the ladies are banding together for the... ...incursions of hostile Indians or Abolitionists. At one or two places in Mississippi they have perfected themselves in the drill and manual of arms of the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/bellville.htm

    Little Rock Unconditional Union, January 1864-July 1865 ...at Marietta. The 77th has seen much hard service, in Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and Arkansas. It lost between two and three hundred men in the... ...their way, keeping in the woods, over streams and through swamps, to the Mississippi, which they struck at Ashton. From thence they proceeded to... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_unconditional_surrender.htm

    Nashville Dispatch, November 1, 1862--March 31, 1863 ...the flag of the famous ram Arkansas, not long since captured on the Mississippi river—a regular Confederate States flag. Also, a flag recently taken from... ...for the conduct of rebel guerrillas in firing upon steamers on the Lower Mississippi: M________ The steamer Gladiator was recently fired upon by the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/nashville_dispatch_no62-mr63.htm

    Daily Times [Leavenworth KS], Nov. 12, 1864 - July 2, 1865 ...that the work of crushing the rebellion in the States west of the Mississippi is beginning in earnest. It states that the Department of Arkansas, so long... ...line of defense. The remainder of the army has gone to Eastport, Mississippi, where General Thomas has established his headquarters, and from where he... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/leavenworth_times_64-65.htm

    Fort Smith New Era, 1863-1864 ...of the hardy sons of toil, along the verdant banks of this far-rolling Mississippi, and reverberating its sound among the heights of Vicksburg and... ...but most of this class are sent to the confiscated plantations on the Mississippi river. FORT SMITH NEW ERA, June 4, 1864, p. 4, c. 1 Lady... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/fort_smith_new_era_1863-1864.htm

    Selma [AL] Morning Reporter, 1862-1864 ...sons more valiant and determined. S. S. Prentiss, in his speech on the Mississippi contested election, called South Carolina "the Harry Percy of the... ...To the Ladies of Mississippi and Alabama. Two months ago a call was made upon the ladies of Mississippi to furnish socks for Gen. Price's army. The... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/selma_al_morning_reporter_1862-1864.htm

    Southern Broad-Axe [West Point, MS] April 2, 1859 - February 8, 1860 ...to free the abandoned party from the bonds of marriage. In Tennessee and Mississippi the law is nearly similar; while in Florida, to like enactments are... ...those interested and the gratification of others we quote the statute of Mississippi Revised code, page 610 Sec. XLVIII. Art. 229. "If any person shall... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/southern_broadaxe_west_point_ms.htm

    Little Rock Old-Line Democrat, 1860 ...and is seven miles from the Mississippi river. The surrounding country is one of the most fertile spots in the Mississippi valley, and rivals in richness... ...pushing on their works with great rapidity, and seem determined that the Mississippi shall never again visit the plantations of Chicot county. The levys... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_old-line_democrat.htm

    Montgomery Weekly Advertiser, 1862 ...To the Ladies of Mississippi and Alabama. Two months ago a call was made upon the ladies of Mississippi to furnish socks for Gen. Price's army. The... ...army. The gentleman who made the call is informed that the ladies of Mississippi are doing all they can to answer it. Finding it impossible in many... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/montgomery%201862.htm

    Natchitoches [LA] Union, 1861-1862 ...fathers which rendered it fertile, and for those frenchmen who ascend the Mississippi and the Red River, explored by their ancestors, Louisiana is still... ...from a worse than Infidel foe. Let the devastated homes of the lower Mississippi picture to your imaginations what your own may become, if the invader is... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/natchitoches_union.htm

    Charleston Mercury, 1860-1862 ...Crossing the Mississippi at Memphis in a ferry boat at daylight, you arrive on the Arkansas shore, where, after ascending a very high bank, you arrive at... ...crops raised not only for the support of the county, but of the army of Mississippi." CHARLESTON MERCURY, April 9, 1861, p. 4, c. 1 For the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/charleston_mercury_pt1.htm

    Little Rock National Democrat, Oct. 1863-May 1865 ...the most superior and extensive Book and Job machinery west of the Mississippi river. All work of that description done in the best style. A small amount... ...of the Tribune, and Coleman, of the World, in April last, on a tug in the Mississippi river, during the siege of Vicksburg and Port Hudson—Coleman, as... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_national_democrat.htm

    Marshall Texas Republican, 1860 ...entire State. Our situation to-day may be that of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi to-morrow. We also want the substantial men of the North to... ...there is not in the South as large a body of the richest land, out of the Mississippi bottom, nor a country where negro property is more secure. We have... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/marshall_texas_republican_1860.htm

    [San Antonio, TX] Semi-Weekly News, 1862-1863, 1865 ...We have before us a letter showing the national devotion of the ladies of Mississippi, which we take the liberty of publishing it. It is from a most... ...the Secretary as applicable to the proposition of the devoted ladies of Mississippi, whose generous and patriotic offer we present, as a noble example of... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/SA%20Semi-Weekly%20News.htm

    Constitutional [Alexandria, LA], August 4, 1860 - June 1, 1861 ...The convicts in the penitentiary of Mississippi are engaged in manufacturing tents for the army of the State. THE CONSTITUTIONAL [ALEXANDRIA, LA],... ...Volunteers.—The Holly Springs Herald learns that the county of Chickasaw, Mississippi, has ten companies of volunteer soldiers ready to be mustered into... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/alexandria_constitutional.htm

    Savannah Republican, 1862 ...The Women of Mississippi in Motion.—The New Orleans Delta publishes the following despatch, dated Natchez, March 29: The girls, one hundred and three... ...have kept up only by the most extraordinary shifts. There is a paper in Mississippi that came to us in five different colors by the same mail.... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/savannah_republican_1862.htm

    Galveston Weekly News, 1861-1862 ...report from Richmond Dispatch relating offer of women of Pontotoc, Mississippi of all jewelry for purchase of naval vessels] GALVESTON WEEKLY NEWS,... ...c. 6 [Summary: atrocity story, including rape, from Holly Springs area of Mississippi] GALVESTON WEEKLY NEWS, August 20, 1862, p. 1, c. 2 [Summary:... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/galveston_news_pt.1.htm

    Memphis Daily Appeal [Memphis], 1860-1861 ...Mississippi Fairs.--Grenada county, Oct. 30 to Nov. 4; Warren county, Vicksburg, Oct. 18; Attala county, Liberty Chapel, Nov. 1 to 3; DeSoto county,... ...A gentleman of this city, now travelling in Mississippi, says the Nashville Gazette, writes back to a friend as follows: The further down I get, the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/memphis_appeal_memphis.htm

    Texas Baptist, 1858-1861 ...fertility of soil and salubrity of climate," requiring an outlet to the Mississippi River, the overwhelming influence brought to bear upon this... ...of River Navigation and 20,000 miles of Railroad connections east of the Mississippi River, besides the millions of capital and population East that must... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/texas_baptist.htm

    [Little Rock] Arkansas True Democrat, 1863 ...Who live on Mississippi's waters? Arise! arise! etc. Chorus-- Hold forth the Southern banners, etc. Shall northern vandals hold our cities? Sing to... ...enjoying their furlough. The judges who have all seen service east of the Mississippi, remarked that they had never seen a company better drilled than... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_arkansas_true_democrat_1863.htm

    Washington [AR] Telegraph, 1862-1864 ...18, 1862 [Summary: Appeals by John C. Palmer, Major and Chief Com. Trans-Mississippi Dist. for bacon, flour, peas, beans vinegar, hard soap, red peppers,... ...--Jno. D. Adams, Capt. and Acting Chief Quartermaster, Trans-Mississippi District. [Summary: Appeal from T. P. Dockery, Col., Com. 19th Ark. Reg. for... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/washington_telegraph.htm

    [Little Rock] Arkansas New Democrat, 1861 ..." M. C. Thrailkill, " Mississippi. " Mary Martin, " Virginia, " S. Dodson, " Tennessee, " H. Killingsworth, " Louisiana. Miss Cloe Beall was next... ...As a great deal of coal was floated down the Mississippi river, which is now closed above, and none can be brought up to New Orleans and other points, it... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_arkansas_true_democrat_1861.htm

    [Houston] Tri-Weekly Telegraph, 1864 ...probity and of business habits by the highest authority in the Trans-Mississippi Department; has a charter for a cotton and a woolen factory, to be built... ...She wore a black belt with a chain attached. She is said to be from Mississippi, and has participated in several hard-fought battles, and was promoted on... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/houston%20tri-w%201864.htm

    Henderson [TX] Times, 1863-1865 ...state that J. W. Sturdevant of Gilmer, will leave for Johnson's army in Mississippi, about the 1st of September. Those desiring to send letters by him,... ...Young of the 10th Texas Cavalry will leave for his command, east of the Mississippi on next Tuesday. He will carry all letters to members of the... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/henderson_times.htm

    Daily Gazette & Comet [Baton Rouge, LA], January 3, 1860 - December 29, 1860 ...is an awful amount of amalgamation going on in this lower part of the Mississippi valley. The gradation from chalk to cheese color, and thence on down to... ...earnestly ask the attention of every Old Maid in the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Florida, and Territory of New Mexico, to the constitution... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/baton_rouge_gazette&comet.htm

    Leavenworth [KS] Daily Times, June 12, 1860-October 8, 1861 ...punishment of military offenders, and a string of orders as long as the Mississippi river has been issued. Rover. DAILY TIMES [LEAVENWORTH, KS],... ..."We hope the 'world' will make a note of this fact. When a Mississippi soldier is shot down, he should have a bed of rose leaves to die on. He should... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/leavenworth_times_60-61.htm

    Southern Illustrated News, Sept. 13, 1862 - March 25, 1865 ...Our fair correspondent "Bettie," in Mississippi, is delighted with the letter of "Louise." She thinks it right and proper that the ladies "of the Old... ...in the introduction of home-spun dresses," and states that the ladies of Mississippi have been wearing them, not from necessity, but from choice, since... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/southern_illustrated_news.htm

    Louisiana Democrat [Alexandria, LA], 1859-1860, 1864 ...material. Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, the Carolinas, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, and of late Missouri have all appropriated certain sums for the... ...Greer, who is well-known as one of our bravest Volunteer Colonels from Mississippi during the recent war, and who now commands a division of the K. G.... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/alexandria_louisiana_democrat.htm

    Chicago Daily Tribune, 1862 ...dressed the wounds of three rebels. They told him they belonged to a Mississippi regiment that had arrived at the rebel camp from Bainsville only the... ...Our own correspondent with the expedition on the Mississippi, sends us a budget of letters from the captured rebel camps of Island No. 10. They... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/chicago_tribune.htm

    Savannah [GA] Republican, 1864 ...numerous hospitals within the Confederacy, including those of the Trans-Mississippi department. About thirty millions of pages of its issues have been... ...Military Division of the Mississippi, } In the Field, Savannah, Ga., Dec. 26th, 1864, } Special Field Orders, } No. 143. The City of Savannah and... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/savannah_republican_1864.htm

    Augusta [GA] Daily Constitutionalist, July - September 1862 ...different pores in the rocky banks. The members of the Army of the Mississippi will never forget how to appreciate good water as well as good food. We... ...engaged in printing Bonds for the States of Georgia, North Carolina, and Mississippi, and the style of their execution is very creditable.—This work is... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_const_jy-sep_62.htm

    [Augusta, GA] Daily Constitutionalist, September - December 1864 ...the Army of Tennessee and the different commands in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, I have decided to place you in charge of that duty, to the... ...authorized agents will visit the various posts and factories in Georgia , Mississippi and Alabama for the collection of these materials, and I... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_const_sep-dec_64.htm

    [New Orleans] Daily Picayune, May 22, 1855 - December 1, 1855 ...Missouri, through California, the Pacific, the Gulf, the Isthmus, and the Mississippi, is still exhibiting at Armory Hall. The views are graphically... ...Passing the Island of Cuba; entrance of the Mississippi river, coast and plantation views, finally landing at the wharf opposite Place D'Armes, City of... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/new_orleans_picayune_My55-De55.htm

    Daily Chronicle & Sentinel [Augusta, GA], 1860-1862 ...young ladies, Misses Temple and Williams, while crossing the Mississippi at Dubuque, Iowa, chanced to step upon a spot of spongy ice, and each went... ...students left the Colleges in Philadelphia. Five young ladies, from Mississippi, left a few days since. DAILY CHRONICLE & SENTINEL [AUGUSTA, GA],... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_chronicle.htm

    The Standard [Clarksville, TX], 1860 ...in Bowie county, and there connect with the Road now being built to the Mississippi. As I stated to you in a former letter, this enterprise is one of the... ...of the highly agitated water, when who should we see but the "Great Mississippi half horse half alligator Snapping Turtle." Eyeing the monster—he eyeing... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/clarksville_standard_1860.htm

    Miscellaneous Alabama Newspapers ...of over 18,000 yards, and has been distributed to companies of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and our own State. The demand is still that of... ...her husband, made her abode at a point just back of a certain city on the Mississippi river, not a hundred thousand miles above New Orleans. This lady... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/AL%20misc%20papers.htm

    Daily Missouri Democrat, 1864 ...at Shreveport, but in about two weeks he was ordered to his command in Mississippi, and the prisoners were again placed under close guard. Colonel... ...band of heroes found themselves, on the 18th of March, on the bank of the Mississippi, boarding the gunboat Switzerland, on which they went to Vicksburg... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/missouri_democrat.htm

    Little Rock Daily State Journal, 1861-1862 ...for Making Tallow Candles.—We find the following in the Hinds county, Mississippi Gazette: Take twelve pounds of tallow, one pound of saltpetre, one... ...The ladies of Winston county, Mississippi, have spun, wove and made up full suits for the Winston Guards, now in Virginia. [LITTLE ROCK] DAILY STATE... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/little_rock_daily_state_journal.htm

    Daily Constitutionalist [Augusta, GA], August - December, 1861 ...7. Sweet Mississippi—solo......................................................................................vocal. 8. I’m growing old, dear... ...correspondent, E. W. Hilgard, State Geologist, and it will be seen that Mississippi has ample resources for manufacturing enterprise, and for... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/augusta_const_ag-de_61.htm

    Newspaper Titles ...Mississippi miscellaneous titles, 1860-1865 Mississippian (Weekly, Semi-Weekly, and Daily) [Jackson, MS], January 3, 1860 -- July 10, 1864 Missouri... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/newspaper_titles.htm

    Daily Missouri Republican, 1862 ...a.m., 17th, put off forth-nine wounded Illinoisans, and proceeded up the Mississippi, ran into a fog, and lay by till daylight. Just above Cape... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/missouri_republican.htm

    The Ranchero [Corpus Christi, TX], 1859-1864 ...received by the Adjutant General of the State. The company is armed with Mississippi rifles, received from the State during the Cortina raid. The members... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/ranchero.htm

    LaGrange TX newspapers ...of Mississippi. For Vice-President, Alex. H. Stephens, of Georgia. For Congress, 2nd District, Hon. John A. Wharton, of Brazoria. For Presidential... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/lagrange%20papers.htm

    Alamo Express [San Antonio, TX], August 1860-May 1861 ...the duty of citizens to obey their Governors; stated that Gov. Pettus of Mississippi and other Southern Governors were members of the order, and would... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/alamo_express.htm

    Southern Banner [Athens, GA], 1862-1866 ...moccasins as a substitute for shoes. He states that when he moved to the Mississippi, fifty-two years ago, no shoes were to be had for the negroes, and... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/southern_banner.htm

    Southern Watchman [Athens, GA], 1860-1865 ...Sig. Jeff. Davisimo, the celebrated half-bushel dancer and Mississippi Contortionist. Mr. Lewis Cass, "first old woman," and player of weak female... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/southern_watchman.htm

    Harrison Flag [Marshall, TX], 1860-1861 ...is not going to build them for you. Pitch in then, and intersect the Mississippi at some convenient point or run a road through to this place, where you... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/harrison_flag.htm

    Chicago Times 1862 ...looking so fresh and green. The scenery reminded me much of the Upper Mississippi. It is the same broken ridges, rising abruptly, only not in as regular... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/chicago_times.htm

    Albany GA Patriot, 1860-1865 ...full crops raised not only for the support of the county, but the army of Mississippi." ALBANY [GA] PATRIOT, May 2, 1861, p. 3, c. 4 The Soldiers'... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/albany.htm

    Indianola [TX] Courier, 1859-1861 ...The days are warm; but I do not think they are as much so as in Mississippi at the same season. A breeze, so pleasant, blows so constantly that the heat... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/indianola%20courier.htm

    Southern Field and Fireside, 1859-1862 ...ripe in November, keeps until March; a seedling from Holly Springs , Mississippi ; a very beautiful apple, a decided acquisition. Tree a moderate grower... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/southern_field_and_fireside.htm

    New Orleans Bee, 1863-1864 ...Mississippi Tadpoles Florida Fly-up-the-creeks Wisconsin Badgers Iowa Hawkeyes California Gold Hunters Oregon Hard Cases Nevada Sage Hens Kansas... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/new_orleans_bee.htm

    Savannah [GA] Republican, 1860-1861 ...The Mississippi Women.—In the Choctaw county, Miss., a company of ladies has been organized for some time under the name of "Home Guards," numbering over... http://www.uttyler.edu/vbetts/savannah_republican_dec60-dec61.htm




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