From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements and conditions in camp; nearby fighting ("we hear cannon every day"); the possibility of his father commanding a...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter to his sister, he discusses conditions in camp: " I have now every comfort one could expect in camps. Plenty of clothing,...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses troop movements; the health and morale of men in camp; recent changes in command and upcoming elections for...
Letter from James Foster, a 68-year-old prisoner in Wetumpka, Alabama, to Governor W. J. Samford. In the letter Foster asks the governor to grant him parole. He acknowledges his guilt but argues that his good behavior makes him a worthy candidate...
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