Daily Archives: 17 Feb ’14

17 February 1864: “We cannot tell how long the Yankees will hold Meridian or what effect it will have upon this portion of the county though we are certain that it bodes no good for it.”

Item Description:  Letter dated 17 February 1864, by May “Mollie” Long to her fiance Harrison “Harry” Wells.  In this letter, Molly writes about the Union occupation of Meridian, evacuation of her college at Corinth, social activities, having her “picture” made … Continue reading

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