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
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.
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 -- 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...