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    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 June 7

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.; United States--History--Civil...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler discusses a female relative at Evergreen Plantation who is there by herself after her husband left, expressing admiration for her doing that. She...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 June 22

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Fugitive slaves--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Capture, 1862.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Charleston, S.C., to Charles Gayarré blames Mansfield Lovell for the fall of New Orleans and discusses civilian attitudes toward the war in Richmond and Charleston, the desertion of slaves along the coast, foreign aid,...


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    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs;Vicksburg (Miss.)--Photographs;Courthouses--Mississippi--Photographs;McPherson, William D., photographer;McPherson & Oliver (Studio : New Orleans, La.)
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    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 February 3

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; American Confederate voluntary exiles--Mexico.; Columbus (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Columbus, Miss., to Charles Gayarré describes the country as crowded with ""whipped men and reconstructionists." He also discusses a possible stand west of the Mississippi River, the flight of Pierre Soule to Mexico, and...
    • Black Natchez

    • African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Natchez--History--20th century; Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Natchez -- History -- 20th century; African Americans -- Civil rights; Race relations; Natchez (Miss.) -- Race relations;...
    • Black Natchez (1967) charts early attempts to organize and register Black voters and the formation of a self defense group in the Black community. In 1965, filmmaker Ed Pincus and David Newuman spent ten weeks in Natchez, Mississippi, filming the...
    • Fort Hill - Vicksburg.

    • Batteries (Ordinance)--Mississippi--Vicksburg--Pictorial works;United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works;Vicksburg (Miss.)--Siege, 1863--Pictorial works
    • John Langdon Ward Magic Lantern Slides (Mss. 4875), Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
    • Night Passage of Union Boats at Vicksburg on the Mississippi (4/16/1863)

    • Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations; Ships; Fires; Mississippi River--Pictorial works
    • Scene painted by the Confederate engineer in charge of fortifications at Vicksburg. Shows bonfires lit on the Louisiana side of the river to illuminate Union boats as targets. 
    • Artillery shell

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies;Vicksburg National Military Park (Miss.); Artillery (Weaponry)
    • Artillery shell found at Vicksburg Battlefield. This shell was typical ammunition for a rifled cannon.
    • Artillery shell

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Vicksburg National Military Park (Miss.); Artillery (Weaponry)
    • Artillery shell found at Vicksburg Battlefield. This hollow ball was filled with gun powder and designed to explode.
    • Cannonball

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Vicksburg National Military Park (Miss.); Cannon balls
    • Cannonball found at Vicksburg Battlefield. This cannonball was typical ammunition for use in smoothbore cannons.

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