Homefront; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Business;
Responding to a letter from Roberts' wife in which she tells him that the Yankees have taken their cow and calf. He sends her advice and tells her about life in middle Tennessee and about the biography of Aaron Burr he is reading.
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Death;
Roberts describes a battle on Stone River. He tells of the death of Lieutenant Harden along with two men in their company, six horses, and two other men wounded. He then describes taking six to eight thousand prisoners of war and pieces of...