In the letter Carson discusses a Creek uprising led by Peter McQueen. He describes the army's attempts to stop it, including the defeat of an expedition under Colonel Caller at Escambia Swamp. A transcript of the letter is included.
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his sister's death and his deceased mother's influence on her children's spiritual lives: "We received your letter to...
During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the Confederate victory at Marietta: "We giv the yanks an other thrashing las Monday kill about 8...
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