Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Health; Families; Fathers and sons; Fathers and daughters; Crops;
Matthew writes to Jerrie Sanders concerning various business matters, particularly his Matthew's gin and Jerrie's request for money. Also discusses various family members health and activities, including Jeremiah's enlistment.
This letter was written after Roxana visited her family in Chicopee, MA. She writes to let Emily know that the piano has been delivered; how excited her children are waiting for the ""box"" of goodies from the north to arrive
Travel; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Gerdine, William Louis Crawford, d. 1878;
Joe writes to Roxana while she was visiting family in Chicopee, MA. He discusses the Mississippi gossip and mentions seeing quite a number of Confederate veterans recently (Col. Chalmers, Col. Sims, Col. Young). Joe also write about ""Pa"" in some...
Roxana writes of the business surrounding her school. The letter is after 1870 because she mentions her niece (Emily's daughter) Carra Chapin, who was born that year. Roxana also writes in detail about several suicides of neighbors in the area
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862; Death; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Henderson discusses his march through Kentucky, including the Battle of Perryville ; details the deaths of two members of his regiment, Bud Brassel and William Nesbit; his health; supply prices
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Health; Troop movements;
Henderson discusses the arrival of his relief soldier; the regiment's rumored next move; his health;
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Diseases; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Troop movements;
Thomas describing the health of the men, primarily Jonathan's illness and the frequency of disease amongst the troops, and the movement of the Company, divided between Jackson, TN & Columbus, TN. Finally, mentions the idea of reenlistment after his...