From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses conditions in camp; traveling to his present location ("we had to go up on box cars...The men were very much crowded too but Capt. Davis...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the recent death of his brother, Charlie, who had been sick with typhoid fever: "...it grieved me very much to hear the death of...
This article, written the day before "Black Tuesday," reports that "prices broke wide open" in the stock market during the day: "Many of the leaders sold close to the low levels established in last Thursday's dramatic collapse in prices, and some...
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