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
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Troop movements; Military supplies; Patriotism;
Lee sympathizes with Greene for having less-than-motivated troops, and suggests some improvements that could be made to increase morale among the men. He also suggests appealing to the public's sense of patriotism.
Sisters; Liver diseases -- Treatment -- 19th century; United States -- History -- 1815-1861;
Lillia Skipwith Tucker (daughter of Sir Peyton Skipwith, baronet, of Mecklenburg County, VA/ Prestwould Plantation and his first wife, Ann Miller), writes to her sister-in-law, Cornelia L. Littlefield. Lillia married first George Carter and then...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Secession; Southern States -- Identity; Augusta (Ga.) -- History -- 19th century; Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century;
Roberts writes that the Yankees have cut the road between Augusta and Branchville and that Sherman is threatening the worst if he is able to capture Charleston and overrun South Carolina. Roberts predicts that the Yankees will soon acknowledge...
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.
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.