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.
Roberts writes about his camp outside of Atlanta, where there have been skirmishes with Union troops; he awaits a great battle. He also writes about furniture arrangements at home and asks about his son Charley, who he claims was given laudanum by...
Weather; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Tells Maggie of the harsh conditions Roberts has suffered traveling through mud and rain to meet up with the army, which is located near Charlotte, NC. He writes that he is happy to know Genl Jos E Johnston is in Command of the Army again.
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister inquiring on the lack of letters he has received; mentions continuing problems with his wound; describes a foot of snow, but expresses cheer for the naval victory of Charleston; asks about his friends...