Death; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Tells Maggie that the Yankees took about fifty men and a hundred horses from his cavalry regiment and they had killed some of them and taken six prisoners. Roberts claims that the men in his cavalry have become too comfortable.
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864; Travel; Christmas;
Roberts tells of his travels to Columbus and rumor that the Yankees still have Murfreesboro in their possession and that the slaughter was terrible at the battle of Franklin. He says that he also heard a rumor that Sherman's Army had captured...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Women; Health;
Henderson discusses the possible next move for his regiment toward Mobile or Chattanooga; the women surrounding the Tupelo campsite, particularly the Irish women with the Louisiana regiment; his health
Prisoners of war; Military deserters; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
The letterbook contains letters from Confederate Army Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General Joseph C. Robert and his colleague, Colonel Edward Dillon, written from Camp Dick Garnett in the District of South West Mississippi and East Louisiana....