Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864; Travel; Christmas;
Roberts tells of his travels to Columbus and rumor that the Yankees still have Murfreesboro in their possession and that the slaughter was terrible at the battle of Franklin. He says that he also heard a rumor that Sherman's Army had captured...
Troop movements; Travel; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Tells Maggie of more travels, including a ferry ride with several mules on the Tombigbee River. He tells her that his campaign is stationed in Tupelo and Okolona and that their losses have been severe.