Kate Cumming: A Journal of Hospital Life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee.

June 7. [Okolona, Mississippi]—Colonel Williams, quartermaster for Price's army, and two young men, his assistants, are boarding here. They have a small room for their stores, for which they are very thankful, as the place is so crowded. One of the young men who is with the colonel is an Episcopalian. To-day he informed me [...]

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June 4. [Okolona, Mississippi]—This place is filled with strangers; the rear of the army being here— quartermasters, commissaries, etc. Mrs. T.'s house is like a hotel; the men walk into it without asking any questions, sit down at the table, take what they want, and some times they pay. Mrs. T. has not the heart [...]

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June 2. [Okolona, Mississippi]——News has been received from Virginia that we have gained a great victory, which I hope is true. Mrs. T. has two sons, who she expects were in the battle. Of course she is anxious about them, but does not act as many would—sit down and forebode the worst—but goes cheerfully to [...]

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