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    • A Bill; circa 1861-1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to amend the existing Acts for the exemption of persons from military service." Mr Perkins moved the following as an amendment to the Exemption Bill, reported from the Committee on Military Affairs; enacted by the...
    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865
    • House Bill; 24 December 1863

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies." By Mr. Perkins, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs; Read first and second times, placed upon the calendar, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate...
    • 1863-12-24
    • House Bill, No. 191; 14 November 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to facilitate the settlement of claims of deceased officers and soldiers." By Mr. Perkins; Read first and second times, made special order from Monday next, after morning hour, and day to day, and ordered to be...
    • 1864-11-14
    • House Bill, No. 391; 25 February 1865

    • A Bill: To provide Means to pay the Army and Navy, and carry on the War. By Mr. Perkins; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 25 February 1865.
    • 1865-02-25
    • House Bill; 11 December 1863

    • A Bill: To raise a tax for the support of Government. By Mr Perkins; Read first and second times, referred to Special Committee on Currency and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 11 December 1863.
    • 1863-12-11
    • House Amendment; 14 December 1864

    • Amendment: To the Bill to provide more effectually for the reduction and redemption of the currency. By Mr. Perkins; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 14 December 1864.
    • 1864-12-14
    • Oral history with Erskine Caldwell

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 25, 1971 with Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987). Mr. Caldwell was a prominent American author whose works include Tobacco Road, (1932) and God's Little Acre (1933).
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    • Oral history with Reverend Clinton Collier

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 28, 1981 with Reverend Clinton Collier at the Methodist Church in Morton, Mississippi. Collier was born on August 24, 1910 [i.e. 1909] in rural Neshoba County. After completing the eighth grade, which...
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    • Oral history with Ms. Edith Ruff Thomas

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Edith Ruff Thomas was born on February 12, 1920. She grew up on a farm that became well-established, providing products throughout Tupelo. In 1936, she lived through the Tupelo tornado, and in 1937 she was graduated from Tupelo...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Vernon Jackson

    • Oral history.; Mr. Vernon Jackson grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi. Until 1955 he attended Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic School; he then attended Nichols High School and was graduated from there. He was inducted into the Army in 1965 and served...
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    • House Resolutions; 20 February 1865

    • Joint Resolutions: Expressing the sense of Congress on the subject of the late Peace Commission. By Mr. Perkins, from Committee of Foreign Affairs; Read first and second times, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of...
    • 1865-02-20
    • Oral history with Mr. Tommie Dukes, Sr.

    • Oral history.; Tommie Dukes Sr. was born in 1906 in Richardson, Mississippi, a town that no longer exists. Mr. Dukes played baseball at Alcorn College and then played for semi-pro and Negro League teams. Among other teams, he played for the Memphis...
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