Plantations -- South Carolina -- History;Slave labor;
This paper examines the management control-system design of mid-19th century U.S. slave plantations using a contingency theory framework. Large rice plantations that relied on forced labor and tidal-flow agricultural technology were very profitable...
States' rights (American politics); Southern States -- Identity; Parties;
Albert, from home, writing to his friend detailing his social life and longing for youthful happiness. Also discusses State's Right, Southern identity and concern over the possibility of the North pushing the troops back to Grenada.
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863; Skirmishing; Homefront; Death; Imprisonment; Theft;
Henderson sends sympathy for Sallie's unfortunate health following his furlough; the weather; rumor from the homefront & Vicksburg; skirmishes with his company; news of a local man's imprisonment for killing a member of Henderson's company for...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from J.T. Alford to Bridges describing his own wound and the mortal casualty of their friend Dick; mentions Grant's relentless determination to take Richmond and his (Alford's) belief in the Confederacy's success.