A Guide to the Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878
Born in Noxubee County, Mississippi, Henry M. Hunter (1826-1901) lived in Macon, where he worked as a farmer. During the Civil War, he enlisted in Company G of the 1st Mississippi Cavalry Regiment in the Confederate Army.
"Hunter-Hy." Mississippi Confederate Grave Registry. Accessed June 20, 2011. http://mscgr.homestead.com/MSCGRhunt.html.
Correspondence composes the Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878, documenting Hunter’s activities as a farmer and his interest in the political affairs of Mississippi and Texas. Letters from family members and acquaintances to Hunter discusses familial affairs, politics and politicians, and agriculture in Mississippi.
This collection is open for research use.
Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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