Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister Carrie from the hospital where he was recovering from a wound to his leg; recounts the fortunes of friends in the Crystal Springs Company; vows to fight for revenge after all is lost.
Roberts tells that he is camped on the outskirts of Atlanta and can hear the shelling of the city, which has injured women and children and other innocent civilians in the city, a tactic Roberts does not approve of or understand.