Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Crops; Religion; Religious education;
Thomas again discussing a rejected furlough and rumors of a possible fight; also inquires about matters at home, mainly crops and livestock. Reiterates his fear of Isaac joining the Cavalry and requests that he wait until Thomas returns.
Smallpox; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Thomas discussing the smallpox outbreak & vaccinations in the regiment, his failed attempt for a furlough, his disdain for Colonel Miller, news of 15 year old son, Isaac, joining the Cavalry and rumors of home events.
States' rights (American politics); School integration -- United States
Editorial wondering whether the "integration decree" handed down by the Supreme Court after the Brown vs. Board of Education decision was a positive development, as it awakened a desire in many Southerners to defend their way of life against...
University of Mississippi -- Students; University of Mississippi -- History;
Apology to his parents for inadvertently leading them to think he was avoiding them for withholding their blessing for his Memphis trip. Also asks for money and mentions his friend Percy. Discusses encounters with fraternity members.