From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the First Battle of Manassas (also known as the First Battle of Bull Run), which is occurring as he writes: "We think we are giving them death &...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Bolling Hall, Jr., was colonel of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the reenlistment and related legislation ("I hope that congress will put in the exempts &...
In the letter Russell, an agent with the Freedmen's Bureau, informs Hall of a complaint from four of his contracted workers: "The 'Freedmen,' Frank Pfeaster, Abner, Ann, & Cicily have called my attention to the contract made between you & them last...
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