Inheritance and succession; Assets (Accounting); Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
In this letter Roxana discusses family business matters; she responds to the family's question regarding how much she spent on Lucy's doctors and burial; division of assets; their ""Mother""(step-mother Sarah); mentions how the South was not...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Weather; Skirmishing; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Patriotism; Soldiers -- Wounds and...
Written from in from Moore's time in Corinth, MS through his journey to Virginia and early camps, this diary details Moore's daily activities. Parts of this volume are unpublished poems, letters from friends & daily routine of camp life in a...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his Sister M recounting the bloody summer campaign of 1861 and October 4th offensive against General Meade; mentions adequate food and clothing, but a lack of tents; describes army life for their acquaintances.
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.
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.
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.
Travel; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Tells Maggie that since his last letter Roberts has been constantly on the move, lost his horse, saddle, & bridle in a raid, and is now camped near Atlanta within shelling distance of Federal troops. He tells that he will probably go with Maj...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Sins; Alcohol; Gambling;
Mother begs Will not to gamble or drink; worries about camp life; father writes about his enjoyment of Will's letters home; mentions several friends and family; talks about a young man who ran away to Pensacola against his parent's wishes