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...
From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; his first night on picket duty; rumors about campaigns and military activity; the relative peace in the area; sickness...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes the Battles of Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, giving details about positions, orders, casualties, and prisoners....
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses conditions in camp ("comfortable winter quarters") and news he has received about his brothers. He also reflects on...
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