Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Patriotism;
Thanks Maggie for writing often and tells of his fear that the Confederate troops are losing enthusiasm and therefore giving the Union an advantage. Roberts also asks his wife to entertain the Major if he visits Oxford.
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.
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...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Secession; Southern States -- Identity; Augusta (Ga.) -- History -- 19th century; Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century;
Roberts writes that the Yankees have cut the road between Augusta and Branchville and that Sherman is threatening the worst if he is able to capture Charleston and overrun South Carolina. Roberts predicts that the Yankees will soon acknowledge...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Women; Health;
Henderson discusses the possible next move for his regiment toward Mobile or Chattanooga; the women surrounding the Tupelo campsite, particularly the Irish women with the Louisiana regiment; his health
Health; Hospitals; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Weather; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Henderson writes from the Newsome Hospital. Describes the conditions in the hospital; his inability to obtain a furlough; the impending Winter;
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister M. acknowledge receipt of her letters; prophesies battles at Murfreesborough and on the Rappahannock once the weather clears; dismisses rumors of demoralized Union army; expects war to go on for up to...