States' rights (American politics); Southern States -- Identity; Parties;
Albert, from home, writing to his friend detailing his social life and longing for youthful happiness. Also discusses State's Right, Southern identity and concern over the possibility of the North pushing the troops back to Grenada.
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864; Travel; Christmas;
Roberts tells of his travels to Columbus and rumor that the Yankees still have Murfreesboro in their possession and that the slaughter was terrible at the battle of Franklin. He says that he also heard a rumor that Sherman's Army had captured...