University of Mississippi -- Students; Tuition; Travel; Oxford (Miss.);
Jeremiah Gage writing to inform his father of the success of his return trip to Oxford, by stage coach. Also lists various expenses, including tuition and room & board for the semester. Mentions various classmates and the growth of Oxford.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Travel; Slaves;
Jeremiah describing conditions, particularly their lack of cooks, clean clothing and tents; requests his mother send a 'boy' to do his cooking. Shows concern over not seeing a list of the dead or wounded in the Corinth fight [Siege of Corinth?] and...
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Dowry; Consumption (Economics);
Jeremiah discussing reports of the high mortality rate in his company, including that of his superiors, particularly at the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)" Also discusses purchasing some items for the family, and their prices, as well as a wealthy...
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.