Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Military discharge; Health;
Travel to Pensacola from Mobile (must have been on furlough); University of Mississippi; Gus Powell receiving a discharge from Gen. Alcorn; alarms in the night; letter to sister; little sickness in camp
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Christmas; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Glad to hear from home; unable to locate the trunk his parents had sent; sent up an application for a Leave of Absence but is afraid it won't be granted just yet; list of needed clothes; missing his family on Christmas eve night
Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: caricature of an African American couple embracing, as an African American male stands by staring at them; photo insets of the African American composer/singers in blackface; description reads ""the swell coon laughing success""