Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Death; Homesickness; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Thomas discusses the death of Lieutenant Paschall and rumor concerning troop advances towards Washington. Also writes about the health of the soldiers in Camp Mott. Finally discusses news of home matters, particularly the sale of his horse, against...
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment;
Albert, appending a note to the letter dated 18 January 1863, discusses more on troop movements and rumors of a Union attack on Greensboro, which would severely impact supply routes; if they are attacked, it is rumored that they would head to...
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Weather; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Education;
Benjamin discussing hearing of other battles, his marching in poor weather and word from home. Also provides a list of desired clothing from his mother.
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.