“FERGUSON, Catherine Lee (Mrs. Samuel Wragg Ferguson), 1826 W. Beach St., Biloxi, Miss.
Author; b. Lexington, Ky.; dau. Major William Henry and Eleanor Percy (Ware) Lee; ed. Lexington, Ky. at Sem. of Misses Jackson; m. Mississippi, 1882, Gen. Samuel Wragg Ferguson, C.S.A.; children: James Du Gue’, Natalie, Harry Lee, Percy. Has contributed to New York World Herald, Munsey’s, Everybody’s Magazine and others. Also assisted the Hon. Jefferson Davis in his works being a personal friend of him and his family. Has published several novels among them Cliquot; also plays dramas, poems, opera librettos, songs, etc. Episcopalian. Democrat. Mem. Daughters of Confederacy, King’s Daughter’s Society. Recreations: Reading, writing, visiting. Accompanied her husband throughout the Civil War, on horseback, most of the time with the command (a cavalry brigade).”
Source: Woman’s Who’s Who of America, Vol. 1, by John William Leonard, The American Commonwealth Co., New York, 1914, page 287