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  • Little (Thomas) Journal, 1891-1907
    copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Farm or businesss journal of a Copiah County Mississippi farmer Accession Number AM 91 23 Inclusive Dates 1891 1897 Volume 3 items Given By Donated by Mrs Marguerite James Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of

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  • Locke (Andrew J.) Letter, 1862
    given the rank of First Lieutenant in the company Locke s unit later joined company C 4 th Alabama Cavalry Love Battalion which was assigned to Jefferson Davis Legion on December 16 1864 In April of 1862 Locke was detached to Grenada Mississippi as Provost Marshall where he served for an undefined period of time Reassigned to active duty during the Battle of Murfreesboro December 28 1862 to January 4 1863 Locke was wounded and taken prisoner In April of 1863 Locke appeared on a list of patients at Confederate Hospital No 2 Murfreesboro Tennessee from where he was forwarded to Nashville Tennessee on April 22 1863 as a prisoner of war From this point records of Locke s movements are somewhat unclear He was moved to the Military Prison in Louisville Kentucky on May 5th 6th of 1863 then on to Fort Delaware Before he reached Fort Delaware he appeared on a roll of prisoners of war from Fortress Monroe in Virginia which stated that he reached Fort Delaware on June 13 1863 In July 1863 Locke appeared on a roll of prisoners of war at a Depot near Sandusky Ohio Later records verify that he had been a prisoner at Johnson Island Military Prison in Sandusky Ohio for an unspecified period of time He was then transferred to Hammond U S General Hospital Point Lookout Maryland obviously in need of medical attention and was paroled at the hospital on April 27 1864 to Major J E Mulford Assistant Agent for Exchange for delivery at City Point Virginia Andrew Locke was admitted to General Hospital No 4 Richmond Virginia on May 1 1864 and was furloughed on May 5 1864 Locke appeared on Inspection Reports through March of 1865 as absent and on sick leave by the authority of

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  • Long (Dr. James S.) Papers, 1934-1977
    was the author of numerous studies concerning the epoxy and resins of the tung oil tree Accession Number AM 81 2 Inclusive Dates ca 1934 Volume 1 vol Given By USM Polymer Science Department Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Scrapbook documenting the career of Dr James S Long Accession Number AM 82 5 Inclusive Dates 1934 1977 Volume 29 cu ft Given By Mrs Grace Long Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Additional research material correspondence and files concerning religion generated by Dr James S Long Accession Number AM 85 4 Inclusive Dates 1934 1977 Volume ca 4 cu ft Given By USM Department of Chemistry Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Additional research material and correspondence of Dr James S Long Books Copies of books by Dr James S Long are available in the Cook and McCain Libraries Qualitative Analysis by

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  • Loomis (John Mason) Letter, 1863
    War Loomis commanded the 26 th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War and held the rank of colonel for three years During 1862 the regiment was attached to the 3 rd Division and then the 2 nd Division of the Army of the Mississippi In 1863 the regiment formed a part of the 16 th then the 17 th Corps of the Army of the Tennessee For the remaining years of the War the regiment was attached to the 15 th Army Corps At the time of the Vicksburg Campaign John Mason Loomis was in command of the 1 st Brigade 1 st Division of the 16 th Corps consisting of the 26 th Illinois 90 th Illinois 12 th Indiana and the 100 th Indiana The 16 th Corps was commanded by Major General William Tecumseh Sherman from Vicksburg to Jackson His lumber business in ruins after the war Loomis began work as a commission merchant was able to purchase forest land and joined the Pere Marquette Land Company In Chicago where he resided Loomis was a large real estate holder and was known for his support of the city s Relief and Aid Society and veterans organizations John

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  • Loper (Mrs. O.B.) Papers, 1932-1978
    copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Materials concerning the Hattiesburg YWCA and the Mississippi Garden Center Hattiesburg YWCA scrapbooks 1932 1938 1974 1978 YWCA cash ledger book 1939 YWCA receipt book 1937 YWCA date books 1940 1947 1955 Photograph of the Sunken Garden at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg ca 1945 Photograph of the Mississippi Garden Center

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  • Lotterhos (P.A. "Gustus") Correspondence, 1897-1901
    No other information concerning the life and activities of Philip Augustus Lotterhos is available Scope and content This collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Philip A Gustus Lotterhos from his brother Frederick Fritz Lotterhos and his cousin Emma Dietz One letter in the collection was written by Fritz Lotterhos to his mother The correspondence is all handwritten and dates from October 28 1897 to February 1 1901 Four of the letters have their original envelopes attached The four letters dated October 28 November 3 December 8 1897 and January 9 1898 were all written by Fritz Lotterhos from Princeton New Jersey and addressed to P A Lotterhos in Clarksville Tennessee The first dated October 28 1897 is a short informal note telling Gustus of Fritz s safe arrival in New Jersey The other three letters primarily contain details on university life and family matters as Fritz asks for information concerning the welfare of family and friends in Tennessee Of interest is the letter dated January 9 1898 in which Fritz informs him that if he Gustus wishes to attend Princeton to study music he must practice playing his mandolin Apparently Princeton had some exceptional mandolin players Also of note is the letter dated November 3 1897 which is written on the company stationery of Lotterhos and Huber Jobbers and Retailers of General Merchandise in Crystal Springs Mississippi Six letters dated between October 19 1898 and February 8 1901 were all received by Gustus in Clarksville Tennessee Four are from his brother Fritz and two from his cousin Emma Dietz In the letter dated October 19 1898 Fritz describes in detail a yellow fever outbreak in the Crystal Springs area He tells Gustus not to worry as the family is in no danger but the business is suffering because of

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  • Lovell (Mansfield) Letters, 1861, 1863
    War where he was rewarded for his gallant service with the rank of brevet captain He resigned the army in 1854 and found employment with Cooper and Hewitt s Iron Works Trenton New Jersey later he moved to New York and worked in the New York street department While in New York he trained the Old Guard in operation of the guns of Fort Hamilton The outbreak of the Civil War found Lovell in New York serving as deputy street commissioner He resigned that position and traveled to Virginia where he made known his support for the Confederate cause He was given the rank of Major General in the Confederate Army and command of Department 1 at New Orleans in October 1861 After Farragut s fleet captured New Orleans many allegations were made against Lovell s defense and evacuation of the city Despite these charges in the Battle of Corinth Lovell commanded the I Corps then skillfully directed the rearguard in the Confederate retreat A series of hearings in 1863 cleared Lovell of any fault in the defense of New Orleans but his military career suffered for he was unable to gain another command Post war times found Mansfield Lovell attempting to operate a rice plantation in Georgia Following the failure of this venture Lovell returned to New York and there practiced civil engineering until his death on June 1 1884 Mansfield and his wife Emily Plympton Lovell were married in 1849 three children are mentioned in these letters Scope and Content This two letter collection includes letters written by Mansfield Lovell to his wife and to his son The first letter addressed to Emily his wife and dated September 22 1861 was written from Bowling Green Kentucky where Lovell was awaiting orders following his attachment to the Confederate Army

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  • Lowrey (Mark Perrin) Autobiographical Essay, 1867
    Lowrey was promoted to brigadier general Because of his involvement with religion in the army Lowrey was at one point called the Preacher General He preached actively to the men of his command and at one time baptized fifty within a two week period After the war Lowrey returned to his work as a Baptist preacher He then became state evangelist and for a number of years was the editor of the Mississippi department of The Baptist Lowrey also served as president of the Mississippi Baptist state Convention In 1869 Mark Perrin Lowrey purchased the Brougher estate six miles from Ripley Mississippi and began planning for a girl s school there The school named Blue Mountain Female Institute was opened in September 1873 and prospered for twelve years under the presidency of General Lowrey His sudden death occurred at Middleton Tennessee on February 27 1887 as he was accompanying some Blue Mountain students and teachers on a trip Scope and Content This document is an autobiography written by Confederate Brigadier General Mark Perrin Lowrey on September 30 1867 at Ripley Mississippi to Colonel Calhoun Benham This was sent to Colonel Benham for use in a book he was writing It deals with Lowrey s early life through the end of his military career in the Civil War General Lowrey begins his autobiography by telling about his birth siblings and move to Mississippi He then skips to the 1840 s when during the Mexican War he enlisted in the 2 nd Mississippi Regiment of Infantry but never saw action When the Civil War broke out he was at Kossuth Mississippi studying to become a minister In 1861 he was elected captain of a company from his home area near Corinth Mississippi He was then elected colonel of the 4 th Mississippi

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