Two letters on one sheet. Letter 1 (front): Brother (F.M.) describes events at school and recent news received of the war; Letter 2 (back): Mother (N.K.) requests that he write, describes events at home, and relates who has died in the war.
Numerals -- History;Accounting -- History;Bookkeeping -- History
The general adoption of "Arabic" numerals by European bookkeepers occurred at least five hundred years after their introduction to the scholarly world. The early availability yet late adoption of this numeration is shown to be due to several...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Describes to his brother what he eats and illustrates the bivouac bed they make from cane; indicates that his horse is lame and he would rather transfer to infantry or artillery; asks for writing materials.