At the time this letter was written, Jackson was serving in the 47th Alabama Infantry. In it he describes the recent Confederate victory at the Battle of Gaines' Mill (also known as the Battle of Chickahominy River): "This is one of the greatest...
At the time this letter was written, Jackson was serving as a lieutenant colonel in the 47th Alabama Infantry. In it he discusses the recent Confederate defeat at Gettysburg. He describes in great detail the advance of his regiment during the...
The letter is written on Confederate letterhead, showing a cannon and the first national flag, C.S.A. Coggin, a farmer from Milltown, Alabama, served as a sergeant and second lieutenant in the 47th Alabama Infantry. He was wounded at Chickamauga...
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