Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Health; Troop movements;
Henderson discusses the arrival of his relief soldier; the regiment's rumored next move; his health;
Troop movements; Travel; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Tells Maggie of more travels, including a ferry ride with several mules on the Tombigbee River. He tells her that his campaign is stationed in Tupelo and Okolona and that their losses have been severe.
Man-woman relationships; Marriage; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Mollie discussing her possible life with Jeremiah after the war, including questionable the possibility of marriage and a move to Houston. Also mentions a friend, Sanford, who may go to prison if he could not find a replacement.
Parent and child; Religion; Baptists; Tuition; Education; Women in education; Church attendance;
Matthew writes of the state of education in Richland and that of his children. Also discusses religion, attendance in his church. Finally, Matthew includes a note to Mr. Wear concerning Mary's tuition.
The Lomaxes, and other collectors of their time and also decades later, found some of the most powerful vernacular music of the American South in the region's oppressive and violent prison system. The songs they found there, John and Alan Lomax...
In early February 1948, a few days after the death of his father, John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax visited three Southern Black Baptist churches - the True Light Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, the Rose Hill Baptist Church in Greenville, Mississippi, and...