Roxana writes in detail about what is happening in post-Civil-War Mississippi; freedmen; death of (daughter-in-law) Maddie (married to Joe Gerdine) and their baby; death of a freewoman's baby that morning; the sending of a former slave ""Aunt...
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.
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.