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...
Troop movements; Travel; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Tells Maggie of more travels, including a ferry ride with several mules on the Tombigbee River. He tells her that his campaign is stationed in Tupelo and Okolona and that their losses have been severe.
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Secession; Southern States -- Identity; Augusta (Ga.) -- History -- 19th century; Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century;
Roberts writes that the Yankees have cut the road between Augusta and Branchville and that Sherman is threatening the worst if he is able to capture Charleston and overrun South Carolina. Roberts predicts that the Yankees will soon acknowledge...
University of Mississippi -- Students; University of Mississippi -- History; Church attendance -- Mississippi -- Oxford; University of Mississippi -- Social life and customs;
Remarks on his morning at the crowded Methodist Church in Oxford for Sunday morning services, a disagreement with classmate over politics, classes and professors (Profs. "Pete" Sanders and post-graduate student "Sam" Houston).
New York State Society Of Certified Public Accountants; Business ethics -- United States; Municipal finance -- Accounting; Railroads �?? Accounting; Trust companies -- Accounting; Banks and banking -- Accounting;Business education;