Slavery; Slaves; Child rearing; Antislavery movements; Southern States -- Identity; Plantation life; Gerdine, Thomas Cobb; Gerdine, William Louis Crawford, d. 1878; Marriage; Travel;
Roxana writes of the raising of Tom Cobb Gerdine and southern children in general; her worries about bringing a slave north to visit with her because of their father's abolitionist views; talking off of her mourning (probably for her brother, Titus...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Homefront; Health;
Henderson writes concerning his attempts to send a letter to Sarah; possible health exemption for his brother James; his inability to obtain a furlough but desires James take his place for two weeks; the Union advancement near Oxford and the rumor...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Women; Health;
Henderson discusses the possible next move for his regiment toward Mobile or Chattanooga; the women surrounding the Tupelo campsite, particularly the Irish women with the Louisiana regiment; his health
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862; Death; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Henderson discusses his march through Kentucky, including the Battle of Perryville ; details the deaths of two members of his regiment, Bud Brassel and William Nesbit; his health; supply prices