Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister describing the spread of smallpox in Goldsboro; insists on his family being vacinated; considers his wounded side to be improving; remarks on widespread hopes for an early peace.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fathers and sons; Troop movements;
Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the...
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; Health; Diseases; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Troop movements;
Thomas describing the health of the men, primarily Jonathan's illness and the frequency of disease amongst the troops, and the movement of the Company, divided between Jackson, TN & Columbus, TN. Finally, mentions the idea of reenlistment after his...
Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: drawing of an African American woman shaking her fist and a rolling pin at an African American male outside her window; ""composed expressly for the New York Sunday World"" -- ""Supplement to the New York World, Sunday, Sept. 17th, 1899""