Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister M. describing his participation in the capture of Suffolk, VA; mentions his affliction with the mumps; asks for drawers and pants, as well as thinner shirts for summer.
Money; Payment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Reiteration of the previous letter, dated October 1862, regarding distribution of the same money. Mentions the death of Thos. Goode and rumor of injury from the troops on the Potomac, including their friend Ben Brown who lost part of his left arm....
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Crops; Religion; Religious education;
Thomas again discussing a rejected furlough and rumors of a possible fight; also inquires about matters at home, mainly crops and livestock. Reiterates his fear of Isaac joining the Cavalry and requests that he wait until Thomas returns.
Previts and Sheldahl have suggested] that Marshs Science of Double-Entry Book-Keeping, originating in 1830, marked an important early step in a long transition from traditional merchants accounts toward an accounting system better suited to an...