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.
Education; University of Mississippi -- Students; Health; Grading and marking (Students); Travel;
Howard [Falconer's] visit to Holly Springs; description of the boarding conditions; his health; asking for his summer clothes as the winter is ending; competitive recitations; academic standing in class; mentions Mr. Stearns
Roberts writes about his camp outside of Atlanta, where there have been skirmishes with Union troops; he awaits a great battle. He also writes about furniture arrangements at home and asks about his son Charley, who he claims was given laudanum by...
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;
University of Mississippi -- Students; University of Mississippi -- History; University of Mississippi -- Social life and customs;
Addresses his parents' concern over their perceived slacking church attendance. Complains about the high price and low quality of food at the boarding house; the scarcity of good meals and the overabundance of rice. Remarks on his heavy workload,...