Troop movements; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Thomas detailing the travels of the company from Goldsboro, N.C. to Black Water (Va.); also speculates on the possibility of a fight. Mentions that Isaac is not yet "in the service" and that he may substitute for Jonathan or Albert.
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.