Details various family members' activities & Anna's recent tragedies, probably illness and death of family members; also concerns the correspondant's daughter's position as principal of the school on the Vanderbilt's Bilmore estate.
Slavery; Slaves; Secession; Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885; Religion; Families; Mount Holyoke Female Seminary;
Roxana writes about the beauty of Washington, GA; in-depth talk of slavery; feelings of guilt; talk of the union and possible secession; Senator Robert Toombs; a local Baptist revival meeting; her sister Lucy attending Mt. Holyoke 'Seminary'; her...
Death; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Tells Maggie that the Yankees took about fifty men and a hundred horses from his cavalry regiment and they had killed some of them and taken six prisoners. Roberts claims that the men in his cavalry have become too comfortable.
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Tells Maggie of the moves Roberts has made since his last letter and his new location of Palmetto, which he says can afford them nothing because the Union Cavalry has come through and only left a few private residences.
Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons;
Henderson describes his health; rations following the Battle of Murfreesboro; strict conditions; Earl Van Dorn capturing Union troops;
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