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[Letter to Charles B. Moore, March 21, 1861]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore of the Southern Confederacy from an unknown person in Dyer County, Tennessee discussing the state's recent decision not secede from the Union, slavery and abolitionism, and the possibility of other countries becoming involved in the coming war when the supply of cotton from the South has stopped.
Date: March 21, 1861

[Main Street, Dyersburg, Tennessee]

Description: Photograph of an old street scene in Dyersburg, Tennessee with men standing in front of and hanging out of the windows of buildings. One of the named businesses James D. McClerkin's Drug Store. To the right of the drug store is Hall, Williams, & Co. Merchants, where Byrd Williams, Sr. would soon become the sole proprietor.
Date: [1874..1886]