In the letter McGillivray describes the efforts of the Creek Indian soldiers against the Spanish forces and the difficult living conditions his troops endure: "Owing to their being fed entirely upon salt provisions, the bad water about Pensacola,...
In the letter Moore discusses a conversation he had with Coffee and President Andrew Jackson the previous summer, regarding the conflict between himself and Colonel John McKinley. (McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of...
From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; conditions in his new camp; and men who have deserted from the regiment: "We lost 13 more of our men...
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