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    • Albert H. Clark to Margery Clark (18 January 1863)

    • Albert H. Clark to Margery Clark (18 January 1863)
    • Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
    • Albert Henry discussing the high rate of injury and death, the difficulties of being on the front and his fear of Isaac joining the war; says that there is "no honor attached to them that die in the army they are forgotten forever among those that...
    • Charles Roberts to Maggie Roberts (7 January 1863)

    • Charles Roberts to Maggie Roberts (7 January 1863)
    • 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...
    • Charles Roberts to Maggie Roberts (7 March 1864)

    • Charles Roberts to Maggie Roberts (7 March 1864)
    • Dalton, First Battle of, Ga., 1864; Death; Military retreats; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
    • Roberts writes about a battle two miles northeast of Dalton in which they sent the Union back to Chattanooga. He notes that the Confederates lost about 125 killed and wounded but that the Union lost three times as many and 150 Federals were taken...
    • J.H. Nelson to William C. Nelson (14 November 1863)

    • J.H. Nelson to William C. Nelson (14 November 1863)
    • Posey, Carnot, 1813-1863; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Railroads;
    • Worried as they had not heard from Will for some time; also heard that General Posey had been wounded; wonders when this cruel war will end; mentioned that the Federal troops had evacuated the Memphis & Charleston Railroad; talks about James Ronald...
    • J.J. Little to Mr. and Mrs. Little (13 April 1862)

    • J.J. Little to Mr. and Mrs. Little (13 April 1862)
    • Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862; Troop movements; Health;
    • Discusses rumors of Confederate victories, having met prisoners of war and news of the injured and dead. Also discusses rumors of a battle at Corinth and their orders to march.
    • James W. Drake to H.R. Miller (4 June 1862)

    • James W. Drake to H.R. Miller (4 June 1862)
    • Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Death; Fortification; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Skirmishing;
    • Description of the Battle of Seven Pines and a large skirmish the preceding weekend; letter similar to Drake's written the previous day to Susan Miller. Also directs Miller to Richmond.
    • James W. Drake to S.G. Miller (3 June 1862)

    • James W. Drake to S.G. Miller (3 June 1862)
    • Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Death; Fortification; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • Description of the Battle of Seven Pines, including names of fallen & wounded soldiers, details of equipment & Federal troops captured, and fortifications installed & expectations of the Union's next approach
    • Jeremiah Gage to Georgiana Irene Gage (7 June 1862)

    • Jeremiah Gage to Georgiana Irene Gage (7 June 1862)
    • Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Peninsular Campaign, 1862; Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Slaves;...
    • Jeremiah describes the Battle of Seven Pines' level of engagement and the state of the wounded, particularly his wounds and those of Captain Lowry. Mentions his disappointment over not receiving a 'boy' from their mother. Again mentions his fear of...
    • Jeremiah Gage to Patience Gage (5 October 1862)

    • Jeremiah Gage to Patience Gage (5 October 1862)
    • 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...
    • Jesse L. Henderson Diary

    • Jesse L. Henderson Diary
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Troop movements; Atlanta (Ga.); Atlanta Campaign, 1864; Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864; Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864; Military maneuvers; Field orders; Guard...
    • Civil War diary of Rev. Jesse L. Henderson of Chiwapa, Pontotoc County, Mississippi. Henderson served in the Confederate Army, 41st Mississippi Infantry Regiment, for 3 years. This diary was kept in 1864 and covers the defense of Atlanta and the...
    • John D. Thomas Diary (1862)

    • John D. Thomas Diary (1862)
    • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Troop movements; Battles; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting...
    • Written 10 July 1862 as a reminiscence, Thomas describes his experience in the Battle of Shiloh extensively; also discusses his journey from the night before departure from Mississippi through camp in Tennessee and arrival in Corinth. Mentions the...
    • Jonathan Clark to Margery Clark (December 1862)

    • Jonathan Clark to Margery Clark (December 1862)
    • Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Rumor -- United States --...
    • Jonathan writing of the wounded soldiers and his guard duty over Union prisoners. Also discusses the rising prices or supplies, such as Molasses, and rumor of Union troops in Oxford.

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