James Island (S.C.) -- Battles; Battle casualties; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Kościuszko recounts the Battle of James Island (S.C.) [referenced in the letter as John's Island] where the Patriots were outnumbered by the British, and where Capt. [William] Willmott was mortally wounded.
Roberts tells that he is camped on the outskirts of Atlanta and can hear the shelling of the city, which has injured women and children and other innocent civilians in the city, a tactic Roberts does not approve of or understand.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Patriotism;
Thanks Maggie for writing often and tells of his fear that the Confederate troops are losing enthusiasm and therefore giving the Union an advantage. Roberts also asks his wife to entertain the Major if he visits Oxford.
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Troop movements; Travel;
Warns Maggie of the dangers of traveling to Memphis alone. Roberts also discusses rumors of when the war will end and his fear that many men will go home in the spring regardless of where they are in the war. He also writes about his winter...
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.
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