Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Homefront; Health;
Henderson writes concerning his attempts to send a letter to Sarah; possible health exemption for his brother James; his inability to obtain a furlough but desires James take his place for two weeks; the Union advancement near Oxford and the rumor...
Travel; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Gerdine, William Louis Crawford, d. 1878;
Joe writes to Roxana while she was visiting family in Chicopee, MA. He discusses the Mississippi gossip and mentions seeing quite a number of Confederate veterans recently (Col. Chalmers, Col. Sims, Col. Young). Joe also write about ""Pa"" in some...
Health; Diseases; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Union Citty Jany 21st 1862
I embrace the presant oppertunity of dropping you a few lines to let you now how we are getting along. I am happy to say that John is mending considerable and I think he will be able to start home in five...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister M. describing his participation in the capture of Suffolk, VA; mentions his affliction with the mumps; asks for drawers and pants, as well as thinner shirts for summer.