Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Jeremiah writing concerning his homesickness, holiday celebrations, fears of the war lasting for a long time and consideration of re-enlistment. Also mentions the possibiltity of an impending attack by General McClellan.
Roxana writes of the business surrounding her school. The letter is after 1870 because she mentions her niece (Emily's daughter) Carra Chapin, who was born that year. Roxana also writes in detail about several suicides of neighbors in the area
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...
Hall says that she lets white men that she knows into the house to hide when they are on a drunk, but she won't in let people she doesn't know. Whites and blacks socialize while drinking liquor, but with reserve.