Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Responds to letters from his Maggie and tells that he has a horse to ride home. Roberts writes of a battle on the 20th of September that he did not believe was decisive and says that they must move in order to get more food. He also predicts a...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Patriotism;
Thanks Maggie for writing often and tells of his fear that the Confederate troops are losing enthusiasm and therefore giving the Union an advantage. Roberts also asks his wife to entertain the Major if he visits Oxford.
Health; Troop movements; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; War -- Relief of sick and wounded; Sadness; Sherman’s March to the Sea;
Tells Maggie that after his last letter Roberts was sent to the Hospital because he had risings that made it impossible for him to ride or walk, but has since recovered. Now he will be going with Lee's Corps to Augusta, Georgia. He predicts that...
Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers;
Tells Maggie of his travels through South Carolina, where Roberts is now waiting for the Army to pass him. He tells of washing clothes and repairing boots to hopefully last him until he is able to return home. He complains of the increase of...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his Sister M recounting the bloody summer campaign of 1861 and October 4th offensive against General Meade; mentions adequate food and clothing, but a lack of tents; describes army life for their acquaintances.