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...
Troop movements; Military retreats; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Describes his feeling during recent retreat, preparing for an upcoming march rumored as heading either Chattanooga or Savannah, destruction in his father's town and knowledge they will pass through Mobile.
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
Blues singer and guitarist Big Bill Broonzy (1893-1958) was a major figure in Chicago in the 1930s and '40s and brought his music to European audiences in the early 1950s. Alan Lomax, who held Broonzy in high esteem, as did many of his colleagues,...