Secession; Homefront; Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862; Gerdine, Thomas Cobb; Southern States -- Identity; Railroads; Communication;
Roxana writes of talk of secession; their step-mother Sarah Chapin; T.R.R. Cobb; Tom Cobb Gerdine; the feelings of southerners via the north; her desire to obtain reliable northern news; talks of the new railroad through West Point; and writes of...
Vassar College;Deere & Co.;Orton Hotel; Federation of Societies of Public Accountants in the United States of America;Baker University; Deloitte (London);Barrow, Wade, Guthrie & Co.;Mercantile Trust Co.;West, Flint & Co.;
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister answering her reproach for not having received his letters; notes a dearth of provisions; refers to fights in the West; describes preparations for a battle on the Potomac and the sinking of a schooner;...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Patriotism;
Thanks Maggie for writing often and tells of his fear that the Confederate troops are losing enthusiasm and therefore giving the Union an advantage. Roberts also asks his wife to entertain the Major if he visits Oxford.