During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he explains that he will not be able to visit his family while in Alabama; though he had hoped to spend two weeks at home, he now plans to return...
In the letter Curry discusses a recent drought and the effects it will have on the Confederate cause: "If the drouth continues, and I fear it will, it will be the greatest of calamities to the Confederacy--with good seasons provisions would be made...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he mentions fighting his regiment is engaged in ("i havant hurd a word from the...
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