Secession; Health; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Riots; Military bands;
(Headquarters of the Mississippi Volunteers) Misfortune of Powell family; health concerns; visit to the Marine Hospital; description of Florida; secession of Virginia and excitement in camp; riots in Baltimore; Star of the West; and camp band;...
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862; Death; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Henderson discusses his march through Kentucky, including the Battle of Perryville ; details the deaths of two members of his regiment, Bud Brassel and William Nesbit; his health; supply prices
Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Death; Fortification; Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863;
Writes of the Yankees strengthening their fortifications just as they bring more artillery to the front. Roberts writes that an officer told him the Confederates at the battlefield of Chickamauga have all been buried but that the Yankees are left...
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...
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.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Promotions; Happiness; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
"In My Tent, Sunday Evening." Sending letter by Andrew Govan; excitement in camp as there is a feeling that war is about to commence down in Florida; gathering of shells to send home; election for field officers held