Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his friend Mr. Norman about camp life; discusses act of Congress offering 60 days furlough and bounty for two-year reenlistment; mentions large union fleet below batteries on the Potomac; inquires about his girl.
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;
These recordings of oral history, play songs, blues, spirituals, and stories were made in 1948 when Alan Lomax invited Vera Hall to come from her home in Livingston, Alabama, to New York City for a concert. Vera Hall's mother had been a slave, and...