Mima Brown Letter, 1863 (Ms2012-025)

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Mima Brown Letter, 1863 (Ms2012-025)


The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863. Brown reports news about an outbreak of Diphtheria in the area, a shortage of supplies for soldiers, unfair treatment of soldiers compared to Provost guards, Union and Confederate movements in Culpepper County, Virginia and Lewisburg, West Virginia, as well as her desire that "this awful war would only end and you all could come home.




Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Mima Brown Letter, Ms2012-025, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech


Brown, Mima, Pulaski County, Virginia, “Mima Brown Letter, 1863 (Ms2012-025),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed February 23, 2024, https://digitalsc.specomeka.vtlibraries.net/AmericanCivilWar/Ms2012-025.