A Guide to the Ludmill Estes Letter, 1861 Estes, Ludmill Letter Ms1989-064

A Guide to the Ludmill Estes Letter, 1861

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Collection Number Ms1989-064


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Collection Number
Ludmill Estes Letter, 1861
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Estes, Ludmill

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Scope and Content

Post office worker in Columbia, Tennessee. Letter written May 12, 1861, to his brother, W.I.A. Estes, in Corinth, Tennessee. Writes of the confusion in switching the postal system from Federal to Confederate and rumors that the Union army intends to tear up the railroad. 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865