At the time this letter was written, Jackson was serving as a captain in the 7th Alabama Infantry. In it he discusses conditions at the fort. He mentions "great sickness in the camp," including measles and typhoid fever, and he describes the strict...
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 his unit's new camp ("we are stationed in a very nice place - good blue limestone water in...
In the first letter, written November 17, 1863, Mary Ann sends her sister family news, mentioning the death of one son and the military service of another. She also alludes to the "flag-of-truce" system for delivering mail between the North and...
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 explains that he is staying at a country home...
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