Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Promotions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Describes being again on the march; they are hoping to go to Pennsylvania; rumors abound that it is Gen. Lee's intention to invade; the Army has been reorganized and instead of two Army corps they now have three; His Division is now a part of A.P....
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893; Christmas; Marriage; Man-woman relationships; Troop movements; Religion;
Describes his Christmas in Virginia; wanting to marry quite a bit and hoping to get mother's permission; possibility of transfer down to Mississippi; expedition down in southern Virginia and raiding; L.Q.C. Lamar; religion; having to close due to...
Parent and child; Religion; Baptists; Tuition; Education; Women in education; Church attendance;
Matthew writes of the state of education in Richland and that of his children. Also discusses religion, attendance in his church. Finally, Matthew includes a note to Mr. Wear concerning Mary's tuition.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Jeremiah writing concerning his homesickness, holiday celebrations, fears of the war lasting for a long time and consideration of re-enlistment. Also mentions the possibiltity of an impending attack by General McClellan.
Man-woman relationships; Marriage; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Mollie discussing her possible life with Jeremiah after the war, including questionable the possibility of marriage and a move to Houston. Also mentions a friend, Sanford, who may go to prison if he could not find a replacement.
Dalton, First Battle of, Ga., 1864; Death; Military retreats; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Roberts writes about a battle two miles northeast of Dalton in which they sent the Union back to Chattanooga. He notes that the Confederates lost about 125 killed and wounded but that the Union lost three times as many and 150 Federals were taken...
Weather; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Homesickness;
Writes to Maggie that besides heavy amounts of rain, there have not been many changes in Roberts's camp. He asks about everything at home and goes on about his love for his wife and children and how he is ready for the war to end so that he may be...
Troop movements; Travel; Health; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Skirmishing; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Roberts writes that he has moved for the past week due to Union raids. He says that these travels have been difficult because of blood boils so he is hoping not to move out of camps until they are gone. Roberts fears that the Yankees have control...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Health; Troop movements;
Henderson discusses the arrival of his relief soldier; the regiment's rumored next move; his health;
Prisoners of war; Military deserters; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
The letterbook contains letters from Confederate Army Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General Joseph C. Robert and his colleague, Colonel Edward Dillon, written from Camp Dick Garnett in the District of South West Mississippi and East Louisiana....