States' rights (American politics); Southern States -- Identity; Parties;
Albert, from home, writing to his friend detailing his social life and longing for youthful happiness. Also discusses State's Right, Southern identity and concern over the possibility of the North pushing the troops back to Grenada.
Military deserters; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Albert discussing various deserters and the situation at Fredericksburg."
[2nd page possibly written by Albert for Isaac] Isaac discusses the probability of him returning home with the next person to receive furlough.
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.
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister answering her reproach for not having received his letters; notes a dearth of provisions; refers to fights in the West; describes preparations for a battle on the Potomac and the sinking of a schooner;...