In the letter she discusses unreliable mail delivery; her sons' experiences in the Confederate army ("They never murmur or complain - laugh over their corn bread, tough Beef & tentless bed, and seems to realize how much better off they are than the...
"Total Loss of Life Is at Least 1,214 and It May Exceed 1300 When Figures Are Final." This article discusses the expected number of dead passengers from the Lusitania, and it lists recently reported survivors.
In the letter the women speak against the proposed suffrage amendment to the United States Constitution. They express their desire to stay out of politics; maintain a safe, patriotic domestic sphere; and respect Southern traditions and...
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