Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister thanking her for a letter hand-delivered by Alford; relates the turn many soldiers have taken towards religion; asks her to check whether his name is still in the books at church.
Every year, Hall would go to a religious prayer meeting that lasted two weeks with sessions that might go on late into the night. The pastor would baptize anyone who came in and say they had religion, as instructed by the Gospel. Hall is sometimes...
Guard duty; Religion; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Falkner, William C. (William Clark), 1825-1889; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Slaves; Slavery;
Hope for peace but peace "with honor;" increased picket guards; camp life and drilling of companies; foraging; religion in camp; slave sent to him; their new house; Colonel Falkner; University Greys; prices in town
Troop movements; Religion; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Reached Corinth safely; saw more than 300 troops present there with new ones coming in all the time; religion and preaching in camp; news of John Goodrich's wounding at Fishing Creek; thinking of leaving the 9th and entering a regiment bound for...