Essay written by James Silver during time spent teaching in Boston, discussing the ignorance of many northerners about the racial situation in the South and how it compares to the situation in the rest of the country
Homefront; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Business;
Responding to a letter from Roberts' wife in which she tells him that the Yankees have taken their cow and calf. He sends her advice and tells her about life in middle Tennessee and about the biography of Aaron Burr he is reading.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Troop movements; Military supplies; Patriotism;
Lee sympathizes with Greene for having less-than-motivated troops, and suggests some improvements that could be made to increase morale among the men. He also suggests appealing to the public's sense of patriotism.