Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fathers and sons; Troop movements;
Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the...
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.
States' rights (American politics); Southern States -- Identity; Parties;
Albert, from home, writing to his friend detailing his social life and longing for youthful happiness. Also discusses State's Right, Southern identity and concern over the possibility of the North pushing the troops back to Grenada.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Travel; Health; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Salaries, etc.;
Thomas discussing their voyage from the previous camp and the strength of the current force at Camp Beauregard; also discusses his desire to see Margery and the general health of the family. Finally, mentions his lack of having been paid.
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Albert Henry discussing the high rate of injury and death, the difficulties of being on the front and his fear of Isaac joining the war; says that there is "no honor attached to them that die in the army they are forgotten forever among those that...