Posey, Carnot, 1813-1863; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Death; Church attendance; Religion; Watson, John W. C.; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870;
Telling her the news that General Posey has died from his wounds; attended church in the village of Orange where General Lee attended also; notes that the Brigade is now commanded by Col. Nathaniel Harrison Harris of Vicksburg who was Colonel of...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Death; Govan, Andrew R.;
Glad to have received word from home; distraught over the death of Andrew Govan; intention to obtain a "Leave of Absence" if possible in January so that he could return home for a visit; lists needed clothes and says if he returns home on furlough...
Slaves; Slavery; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Promotions; Falconer, Howard;
Received welcome letter from home; laughed to think of Tom doing the milking now that the slaves have left; glad their home is still safe; still Adjutant General of General Posey's Brigade while still Lt. of Ordnance; waiting on General Posey's two...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Troop movements; Health; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863;
Glad to have received a letter from Holly Springs at last; Worries a great deal about the fate of Holly Springs with the falling back of Beauregard from Corinth; stating that they are still waiting on McClellan to advance; disease; sickness of...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Christmas; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Glad to hear from home; unable to locate the trunk his parents had sent; sent up an application for a Leave of Absence but is afraid it won't be granted just yet; list of needed clothes; missing his family on Christmas eve night
Battle of Chancellorsville; death of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson; death of Earl Van Dorn; General Lee's plans; glad to hear that Roger Barton is not dead and will soon be exchanged from Camp Chase
Health; Diseases; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Union Citty Jany 21st 1862
I embrace the presant oppertunity of dropping you a few lines to let you now how we are getting along. I am happy to say that John is mending considerable and I think he will be able to start home in five...
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.