Health; Hospitals; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Weather; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Henderson writes from the Newsome Hospital. Describes the conditions in the hospital; his inability to obtain a furlough; the impending Winter;
Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: four caricature drawings of African Americans -- in one, a group, dressed in finery, processes into a ballroom; in another, a group sits around a table eating watermelons; in another, a rural family dances a country dance; the final drawing...