Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister M. describing his participation in the capture of Suffolk, VA; mentions his affliction with the mumps; asks for drawers and pants, as well as thinner shirts for summer.
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons; Rumor -- United States --...
Jonathan writing of the wounded soldiers and his guard duty over Union prisoners. Also discusses the rising prices or supplies, such as Molasses, and rumor of Union troops in Oxford.