TIMELINE

A Mississippi Writer Timeline

A Compendium of Births, Deaths, Publications, Awards, and Other Events in Mississippi’s Literary History

Note: In most cases, timeline entries are added as articles on individual authors are added to this web site. The hyperlinks listed below connect to biographical and critical articles about that author. Articles on individual writers will continue to be added in the coming months. If an author’s name does not appear on this timeline or if it appears but is not a hyperlink, the article for that author has not yet been added to the database. Please try again later.

1870

[Books] Publications:

[Death] July 9: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet dies in Oxford, Mississippi.


1871

February 14: Katherine Sherwood Bonner married Edward McDowell in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

December 10: Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell gave birth to a daughter, Lilian.

 



1872



1873

[Books] Publications:

1874



1875

[Books] Publications:

1876

[Books] Publications:
  • Historical Account of Hancock County and the Sea Board of Mississippi. An Address delivered ... at the Request of the Citizens, and in Compliance with a Resolution of Congress ... July 4th, 1876, by J.F.H. Claiborne (Hopkins Printing Office)
  • Miriam's Memoirs, by Catherine Ann Warfield (T.B. Peterson and Brothers)
  • Sea and Shore, by Catherine Ann Warfield (T.B. Peterson and Brothers)


1877

[Books] Publications:

[Death] Catherine Ann Warfield dies.


1878

[Books] Publications:

1879

[Death] December 23: Poet Irwin Russell died of exposure and pneunomia in New Orleans at the age of twenty-six.

 

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