Homefront; Communication; Gossip; Man-woman relationships; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects;
In this letter Lucy writes about her desire to know more of Chicopee, MA gossip; explains the lack of eligible men in the area due to the outbreak of the Civil War; and the effects of the Civil War in general upon Mississippi
Sisters; Liver diseases -- Treatment -- 19th century; United States -- History -- 1815-1861;
Lillia Skipwith Tucker (daughter of Sir Peyton Skipwith, baronet, of Mecklenburg County, VA/ Prestwould Plantation and his first wife, Ann Miller), writes to her sister-in-law, Cornelia L. Littlefield. Lillia married first George Carter and then...