Secession; Health; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Riots; Military bands;
(Headquarters of the Mississippi Volunteers) Misfortune of Powell family; health concerns; visit to the Marine Hospital; description of Florida; secession of Virginia and excitement in camp; riots in Baltimore; Star of the West; and camp band;...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his friend Mr. Norman about camp life; discusses act of Congress offering 60 days furlough and bounty for two-year reenlistment; mentions large union fleet below batteries on the Potomac; inquires about his girl.
Homefront; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Business;
Responding to a letter from Roberts' wife in which she tells him that the Yankees have taken their cow and calf. He sends her advice and tells her about life in middle Tennessee and about the biography of Aaron Burr he is reading.
Travel; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Tells Maggie that since his last letter Roberts has been constantly on the move, lost his horse, saddle, & bridle in a raid, and is now camped near Atlanta within shelling distance of Federal troops. He tells that he will probably go with Maj...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Promotions; Happiness; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
"In My Tent, Sunday Evening." Sending letter by Andrew Govan; excitement in camp as there is a feeling that war is about to commence down in Florida; gathering of shells to send home; election for field officers held