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...
Great Britain -- Relations -- Ireland; Irish; Home rule; Orangemen; Patriotism; Identity (Philosophical concept); Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
Song concerning Irish home rule; evokes Napoleonic revenge
States' rights (American politics); Southern States -- Identity; Parties;
Albert, from home, writing to his friend detailing his social life and longing for youthful happiness. Also discusses State's Right, Southern identity and concern over the possibility of the North pushing the troops back to Grenada.
Songs--United States--20th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: caricature of an African American male playing banjo and serenading an African American female who is looking out from her window; a photo inset shows singer Edgar Atchison-Ely dressed as a woman