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Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Crops; Religion; Religious education;
Thomas again discussing a rejected furlough and rumors of a possible fight; also inquires about matters at home, mainly crops and livestock. Reiterates his fear of Isaac joining the Cavalry and requests that he wait until Thomas returns.
Man-woman relationships; Marriage; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Mollie discussing her possible life with Jeremiah after the war, including questionable the possibility of marriage and a move to Houston. Also mentions a friend, Sanford, who may go to prison if he could not find a replacement.
Pages 1-4 are unknown.)
22 miles from Petersburg, Va. (probably written between April and July 1862)"
Jeremiah discussing various women; recommends that Mary read vigorously, again inquires about a 'boy' to do his cooking and requests the names of...
Details various family members' activities & Anna's recent tragedies, probably illness and death of family members; also concerns the correspondant's daughter's position as principal of the school on the Vanderbilt's Bilmore estate.
Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862; Mount Holyoke Female Seminary; Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867;
Roxana writes of Mt. Holyoke; hearing from mutual acquaintances in Washington, [GA]; her wish that her sisters (Lucy and Emily) could be with her down South; stories about her step-children; T.R.R. Cobb's opinion of her; and the opinion of Judge...
Slavery; Slaves; Christmas; Plantation life; Clothing and dress; Marriage;
Roxana writes about her first Christmas on the Mississippi plantation; the celebrations of the plantation slaves; the making of clothes for slaves [in 1860 the census listed 73 slaves for the Gerdine plantation]; sending her congratulations on...