From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Letter from Confederate First Lieutenant Andreas F. Andre, commanding Company G, 36th Mississippi Infantry, to Colonel G. G. Garner, Chief of Staff of the Department of the Gulf at Mobile, Alabama, asking permission to drop Private J. A. Tisdale from the muster roll.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from R. A. O'Neal in Hickory, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus, seeking a commission to form a Confederate military unit composed of Choctaw Native Americans.