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; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Troop movements; Travel;
Warns Maggie of the dangers of traveling to Memphis alone. Roberts also discusses rumors of when the war will end and his fear that many men will go home in the spring regardless of where they are in the war. He also writes about his winter...
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Responds to letters from his Maggie and tells that he has a horse to ride home. Roberts writes of a battle on the 20th of September that he did not believe was decisive and says that they must move in order to get more food. He also predicts a...
Roxana thanks Carra (who she always called Carria) for her recent birthday present. She mentions ""the grippe"" bothering her right arm which was a sign of her illness to come. She suffered a stroke later that month and would die on May 2, 1891
Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; United States. Congress. Senate.; New Deal, 1933-1939; Taxation -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character);
Pat Harrison directing Uncle Sam to take the road marked "Decreased Spending." Uncle Sam carries a bag and furled umbrella.
Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941; United States. Congress. Senate.; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; United States. Congress. Senate -- Majority leaders;
A cigar-smoking Pat Harrison seated at a typewriter with the sheet of paper reading "Dear Alben, how does it feel to be leader." A bag of golf clubs leans against Harrison's chair.
The following pages were not included in the bound volume used for scanning: January, pages 7, 8; February, pages 5, 6; March, pages 5, 6; April, pages 5, 6; November, pages 9, 10. These were probably advertising inserts.