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Independent minds and shared community: Married women's wills in Amite County, Mississippi, 1840-1919
The fifteen married women whose wills were probated in Amite County, Mississippi between 1840 and 1919 were linked by geographical proximity, church affiliation, and similar social status. Their estate papers indicate that ...
The diary of Private Alexander Hobbs, 42nd Massachusetts Regiment: The life of a Union soldier in Texas
Alexander Hobbs's diary records, from a Union perspective, the excitement of enlistment, impressions of southerners--both black and white--the confusion of combat, and the depression and helplessness of a prisoner of war. ...