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MS-138: Oscar D. Ladley Papers
ms138_01_01_07; Memphis (Tennessee); Mississippi River; Ohio River; United States--Civil War
Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother from Memphis. He describes the city as "a very beautiful place" and comments on the size of the house. In his letter Oscar compares the Mississippi River being "thick with mud boiling" to the Ohio River which he calls "smooth and placid."
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