Troop movements; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Thomas detailing the travels of the company from Goldsboro, N.C. to Black Water (Va.); also speculates on the possibility of a fight. Mentions that Isaac is not yet "in the service" and that he may substitute for Jonathan or Albert.
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Tells Maggie of the moves Roberts has made since his last letter and his new location of Palmetto, which he says can afford them nothing because the Union Cavalry has come through and only left a few private residences.
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management; Atlanta Campaign, 1864; Jonesboro, Battle of, Jonesboro, Ga., 1864; Oxford (Miss.) -- History -- 19th century;
Roberts writes that he has been constantly on the move since his last letter and that the fall of Atlanta was very unexpected for them, which he claims killed Hood as a general. Roberts also says that they lost many at the fight at Jonesboro and...