Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863; Skirmishing; Homefront; Death; Imprisonment; Theft;
Henderson sends sympathy for Sallie's unfortunate health following his furlough; the weather; rumor from the homefront & Vicksburg; skirmishes with his company; news of a local man's imprisonment for killing a member of Henderson's company for...
Troop movements; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Thomas detailing the travels of the company from Goldsboro, N.C. to Black Water (Va.); also speculates on the possibility of a fight. Mentions that Isaac is not yet "in the service" and that he may substitute for Jonathan or Albert.