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...
Friendship; Homesickness; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Regarding lack of letters from friends; mentions reports of Kentucky siding with the Union with possible Southern loyalties in the portions near Tennessee. Mentions liking his captain and drilling 6 hours per day.