During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. He wrote this letter while traveling on a boat to his regiment's next camp. In it he mentions the great sickness that...
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 and weather in camp;...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses weather and conditions in camp; crops planted in the area; the possibility of a battle soon; reinforcements arriving daily; and the strict discipline...
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