As the revolution in computing advances, it is appropriate to step back and look at the earliest practical aid to computation?? abacus. Its formal western origins lie with the Greeks and the expansion of trade in the seventh century BC, and its...
In putting before the public a preliminary report prepared by the committee on terminology of the American Institute of Accountants, it is well to emphasize the tentative nature of this work. As the committee says in its preliminary notes, the...
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;
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister M. describing his participation in the capture of Suffolk, VA; mentions his affliction with the mumps; asks for drawers and pants, as well as thinner shirts for summer.
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Weather; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Education;
Benjamin discussing hearing of other battles, his marching in poor weather and word from home. Also provides a list of desired clothing from his mother.