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...
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his friend Mr. Norman about camp life; discusses act of Congress offering 60 days furlough and bounty for two-year reenlistment; mentions large union fleet below batteries on the Potomac; inquires about his girl.