Tax collection -- Rome -- History;Tax collection -- Israel -- History
The Jews used bars and rings of gold and silver as money prior to using coins. Syrian, Roman, and Jewish coins were used during the time of Christ. The Roman Government imposed a tremendous tax burden upon its subjects. The people of Israel also...
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
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Homefront; Health;
Henderson writes concerning his attempts to send a letter to Sarah; possible health exemption for his brother James; his inability to obtain a furlough but desires James take his place for two weeks; the Union advancement near Oxford and the rumor...
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; 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
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Weather; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Education;
Benjamin discussing hearing of other battles, his marching in poor weather and word from home. Also provides a list of desired clothing from his mother.