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...
During World War I, Moses served as a sergeant in Company A of the 4th Alabama Infantry (which became part of the 167th United States Infantry). In the postcard he mentions that he missed seeing his brother in New York, and he explains that he is...
A service record is included on the back of the document, describing his dates of service, battles and campaigns, skills, occupation, injuries, vaccinations, character, and conduct. Moses had served as a sergeant in Company A of the 4th Alabama...
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