From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Francis Bongoll to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, mentioning his military service from 1855 to 1867. He also mentions that now his constitution has been shattered and asks the Governor for assistance in finding some form of work that is less physical in nature.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from Robert G. Scott in Grenada, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus, asking for a discharge from the 1st Regiment, Mississippi militia, as he is a Mormon.