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...
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.