Troop movements; Military retreats; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Describes his feeling during recent retreat, preparing for an upcoming march rumored as heading either Chattanooga or Savannah, destruction in his father's town and knowledge they will pass through Mobile.
Homefront; Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862; Crops; Slaves; Slavery; Health; Fortification; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Describes the conditions in Pontotoc and surrounding areas following the Battle of Corinth; the ease following the Confederate Army's settling in Holly Springs; crops; sickness among his slaves; the building of nearby fortifications and rumors of...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Promotions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Mentions swapping of regiments in his position; the North Carolina regiment that fought bravely at Fredericksburg; update on well-being; aside from himself and the mayor, his entire brigade is composed of Alabamians