Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Rumor -- United States -- History --...
Jeremiah continuing his descussion of being tired of war and desire to find a replacement and, again, asking for Jerrie's aid in locating one; also discusses their cousin's romance and rumors of Union raids.
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.
Roberts writes about his camp outside of Atlanta, where there have been skirmishes with Union troops; he awaits a great battle. He also writes about furniture arrangements at home and asks about his son Charley, who he claims was given laudanum by...
Roberts tells that he is camped on the outskirts of Atlanta and can hear the shelling of the city, which has injured women and children and other innocent civilians in the city, a tactic Roberts does not approve of or understand.
"This is a copy of the Ambrotype fount in the hands of Sergeant Humiston of the 154th N.Y. Volunteers as he lay head on the Battle field of Gettysburg.
The proceeds of the sale of the copies are appropriated to the support and education of the...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Health; Troop movements;
Henderson discusses the arrival of his relief soldier; the regiment's rumored next move; his health;
Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons;
Henderson describes his health; rations following the Battle of Murfreesboro; strict conditions; Earl Van Dorn capturing Union troops;
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863; Skirmishing; Homefront; Death; Imprisonment; Theft;
Henderson sends sympathy for Sallie's unfortunate health following his furlough; the weather; rumor from the homefront & Vicksburg; skirmishes with his company; news of a local man's imprisonment for killing a member of Henderson's company for...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his Sister M recounting the bloody summer campaign of 1861 and October 4th offensive against General Meade; mentions adequate food and clothing, but a lack of tents; describes army life for their acquaintances.