From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Report from Secretary of the Mississippi State Senate Murray Peyton to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, confirming nominations by the Mississippi State Senate for Washington, Pontotoc, Smith, Lauderdale, Copiah, Franklin and Lee Counties, Mississippi.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from New Madrid, Missouri, by Confederate Captain A. B. Cole, requesting Maynard Rifles for the "Pontotoc Dragoons," (1st Miss. Cav.).