During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes recent troop movements and campaigns. He specifically mentions the Battle of Fort Donelson ("a sad blow to our army"); while he still...
In the letter Forney discusses the appropriation of railroad cars and iron tracks from the Alabama and Florida Railroad of Florida, by the Confederate army; the rolling stock will be used by two other lines in the state (including the Montgomery...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses the difficulty of traveling through the Confederacy; his own recent illness ("I am up...gaining health and strength as...
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