From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Printed proclamation from Minnesota Governor Stephen Miller addressed to the people of Minnesota. Miller emphasizes the contributions of Minnesotans in crushing the late Confederate rebellion. He reminds Minnesotans of their duty to memorialize the dead and to care for the Civil War's survivors. Miller suggests establishing a soldiers' home for veterans with disabilities or illnesses.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from Minnesota Governor Alex Ramsey to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus transmitting a copy of a resolution from the Minnesota legislature.