Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his Sister M recounting the bloody summer campaign of 1861 and October 4th offensive against General Meade; mentions adequate food and clothing, but a lack of tents; describes army life for their acquaintances.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Crops; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Jeremiah expressing optimism over the current war conditions, including the holding of the State of Mississippi and the state of Lee's troops. Also glad that Jerrie is in the process of finding him a substitute. Finally makes reference to their...
Homefront; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Business;
Responding to a letter from Roberts' wife in which she tells him that the Yankees have taken their cow and calf. He sends her advice and tells her about life in middle Tennessee and about the biography of Aaron Burr he is reading.
Travel; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Tells Maggie that since his last letter Roberts has been constantly on the move, lost his horse, saddle, & bridle in a raid, and is now camped near Atlanta within shelling distance of Federal troops. He tells that he will probably go with Maj...