In the letter McGillivray describes the efforts of the Creek Indian soldiers against the Spanish forces and the difficult living conditions his troops endure: "Owing to their being fed entirely upon salt provisions, the bad water about Pensacola,...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes his company's preparations for a quick departure and expresses fears about the outcome of the war: "I hope we will not be engage...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard’s Legion. The reorganization of Hilliard's Legion (described in this letter) became official on November 25, 1863. Following reorganization, Crenshaw was...
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