Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from J.T. Alford to Bridges describing his own wound and the mortal casualty of their friend Dick; mentions Grant's relentless determination to take Richmond and his (Alford's) belief in the Confederacy's success.
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Dowry; Consumption (Economics);
Jeremiah discussing reports of the high mortality rate in his company, including that of his superiors, particularly at the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)" Also discusses purchasing some items for the family, and their prices, as well as a wealthy...
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805; Death; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
Lines on the Funeral Procession of Britannia's Favorite Son, Lord Viscount Nelson, Late Admiral of the White, Baron of Thope in the County of Norfolk, and of the Nile, Duke of Bronti in Sicily &c. &c. who was mortally wounded in the ever-memorable...
James Island (S.C.) -- Battles; Battle casualties; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Kościuszko recounts the Battle of James Island (S.C.) [referenced in the letter as John's Island] where the Patriots were outnumbered by the British, and where Capt. [William] Willmott was mortally wounded.