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...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fathers and sons; Troop movements;
Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Crops; Religion; Religious education;
Thomas again discussing a rejected furlough and rumors of a possible fight; also inquires about matters at home, mainly crops and livestock. Reiterates his fear of Isaac joining the Cavalry and requests that he wait until Thomas returns.
Emigration and immigration; Orangemen; Protestants -- Northern Ireland; Patriotism; Great Britain -- Relations -- Ireland; Catholic Church -- Relations -- Church of England; Popular music -- Ireland -- 19th century;
Discussing emigration to Quebec, Protestantism and the Twelfth, a Protestant holiday on 12 July