Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Fortification; Military deserters; Patriotism; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Traitors;
Delay in mail service; contractors billing the Government; traitors to the Confederacy & Jefferson Davis; the Federal Oath of Allegiance; furloughs; building of breastworks; and deserters
Troop movements; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Thomas detailing the travels of the company from Goldsboro, N.C. to Black Water (Va.); also speculates on the possibility of a fight. Mentions that Isaac is not yet "in the service" and that he may substitute for Jonathan or Albert.