Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Death; Homesickness; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Thomas discusses the death of Lieutenant Paschall and rumor concerning troop advances towards Washington. Also writes about the health of the soldiers in Camp Mott. Finally discusses news of home matters, particularly the sale of his horse, against...
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...
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.
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.
Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; United States. Congress. Senate.; Mellon, Andrew W. (Andrew William), 1855-1937; Reed, David Aiken, 1880-1953; Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) in art;
Pat Harrison dressed as Sherlock Holmes holds binoculars and carryies the binocular case. Harrison points at three startled men identified on their hats as "Reed," "Mellon," and "Mills."