Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Weather; Posey, Carnot, 1813-1863; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Death;
Worried about not hearing from home; worried also about locating the trunk his parents sent off to him as he needs the provisions for the winter months; tells of the death of General Posey; mentions that the Brigade is now commanded by Col. N.H....
Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons;
Henderson describes his health; rations following the Battle of Murfreesboro; strict conditions; Earl Van Dorn capturing Union troops;
Prisoners of war; Military deserters; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
The letterbook contains letters from Confederate Army Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General Joseph C. Robert and his colleague, Colonel Edward Dillon, written from Camp Dick Garnett in the District of South West Mississippi and East Louisiana....
Military intelligence; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- French participation; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Rochambeau relays the poor reception of Carleton's proposition to the Congress, discusses details of intelligence, and announces the intent of the French to join forces with General Washington in New York.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Troop movements; Military supplies; Patriotism;
Lee sympathizes with Greene for having less-than-motivated troops, and suggests some improvements that could be made to increase morale among the men. He also suggests appealing to the public's sense of patriotism.