From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Judge Jehu Amaziah Orr to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, concerning H. T. Hill esq., who seems to have been assassinated. The letter details how Hill had been lured away from Columbus, Mississippi, by his college friend and then ambushed by four men.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Letter from Confederate Brigadier General Wirt Adams at Jackson, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark, reporting on the state troops attached to his command.