From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he explains that he will be unable to get a furlough, and he discusses the possibility of getting a promotion: "If I do not get a position I shall...
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses money he has sent home; the availability of food in camp ("I think we had better wait awhile before we...
During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he describes leaving the United States with his regiment: "Baby, I just got up to take a look, last look for a while, at the U.S.A. faiding [sic] away in the fog....
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