During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his grandfather's death (Abner Crenshaw); recent troop movements; weather and conditions in camp; sickness among the...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his grandfather's death (Abner Crenshaw); the large number of desertions occurring in camp ("There are big traitors in...
In the letter Charlotte discusses the sale and exchange of slaves from the estate of her grandfather Abner Crenshaw, of which Hall is executor: "I will take Harriet at the appraised...price. What did Dorcus & her family value at. if you please let...
In the letter Cherry discusses the estate of Abner Crenshaw of which Hall is executor. He is writing on behalf of his niece, Charlotte Cherry, granddaughter of Abner Crenshaw. A transcript is included.
In the letter Charlotte discusses the settlement of her grandfather's estate (Abner Crenshaw), over which Hall is executor ("Dr Reese told me that you & Uncle Walter had concluded to sell the negroes & everything else"); her plans to purchase one...
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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