Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Health; Families; Fathers and sons; Fathers and daughters; Crops;
Matthew writes to Jerrie Sanders concerning various business matters, particularly his Matthew's gin and Jerrie's request for money. Also discusses various family members health and activities, including Jeremiah's enlistment.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fathers and sons; Troop movements;
Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the...