During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he responds to recent correspondence from his wife, in which her mood seemed "sad & melancholy." He...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses activities in camp and the health of...
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he expresses grief at the news of his sister's death: "It is indeed hard to think of her as I left her young & happy &...
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon. In the letter she offers condolences after the death of Mary's husband, Edward, who was a close friend of the Audubon family: "With you I can truly sympathize for what on Earth can supply to you his...
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