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...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter to Ferde he describes drills that his company has been practicing with nearby soldiers; mentions that General Beauregard has been in the area;...
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