Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from J.T. Alford to Bridges describing his own wound and the mortal casualty of their friend Dick; mentions Grant's relentless determination to take Richmond and his (Alford's) belief in the Confederacy's success.
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; Troop movements; Richmond (Va.); Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885;
Army of Northern Virginia back around Richmond; mentions writing to his father of the battles of Spotsylvania's courthouse and those in Wilderness; Grant then changed tactics and abandoned his fortifications at Spotsylvania and moved down the...