In the letter James discusses life in camp; upcoming troop movements; the formation of a local regiment; and his expected term of service ("I have volunteered for twelve months unless sooner discharged & if we are not discharged before the...
In the letter James discusses health in camp; upcoming troop movements and predictions about the war ("it is opinion of some of our officers that when we leave here we will leave for home that peace will be made in sixty days"); and the land around...
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