Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fathers and sons; Troop movements;
Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Travel; Health; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Salaries, etc.;
Thomas discussing their voyage from the previous camp and the strength of the current force at Camp Beauregard; also discusses his desire to see Margery and the general health of the family. Finally, mentions his lack of having been paid.