Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862; Death; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Henderson discusses his march through Kentucky, including the Battle of Perryville ; details the deaths of two members of his regiment, Bud Brassel and William Nesbit; his health; supply prices
Homefront; Communication; Gossip; Man-woman relationships; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects;
In this letter Lucy writes about her desire to know more of Chicopee, MA gossip; explains the lack of eligible men in the area due to the outbreak of the Civil War; and the effects of the Civil War in general upon Mississippi
Roxana writes of their sister Lucy's spending habits while she visited up north; she mentions ""Lizzie""(possibly her step-daughter Elizabeth Gerdine, later Mrs. William Sykes); mentions slaves in household; Thanksgiving and food for the holiday;...