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...
University of Mississippi -- Students; Tuition; Travel; Oxford (Miss.);
Jeremiah Gage writing to inform his father of the success of his return trip to Oxford, by stage coach. Also lists various expenses, including tuition and room & board for the semester. Mentions various classmates and the growth of Oxford.