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This two-act satire, entitled "A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress," is narrated by Poor Richard and stars a young man named Yankee Doodle. It begins in 1775 on Sir Lott of Pott's Virginia plantation and goes on to depict portions of the Revolutionary War and the hardships of life (particularly those faced by women and African-Americans) in early America.
William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.
The Wilma Dykeman and James R. Stokely Jr. Papers contain personal and family related material, correspondence, research material, manuscripts, and visual media pertaining to the life and works of author and historian Wilma Dykeman and her husband, poet James R. Stokely Jr. The collection spans 1807-2011 with the bulk of the material dating between 1934 and 2007.
- Subject: Women -- Southern States. X
- Women -- Southern States. 2
- American literature -- Southern States. 1
- American literature -- Women authors. 1
- Appalachian Region -- History. 1
- Appalachian Region -- Social conditions. 1
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religion. 1
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Women. 1
- Authors, American -- Southern States. 1
- Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 1
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Slavery -- Southern States -- History. 1
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 1
- Women -- Southern States -- History. 1
- Women authors, American -- Southern States. 1 ∧ less