From Claiborne's preface to the work: "As originally written, the narrative was almost literally in his [Dale's] own words. In the present memoir I have preserved his language in many parts, and faithfully expressed his opinions." The first passage...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses troop movements and his efforts to have his company transferred to Hilliard's Legion. He also mentions that he has...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes recent losses in his company and the soldiers' difficult journey to their present encampment: "Since the fight at Perryville...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In this letter he discusses a tent he had asked his father to send; his plans to find a position for his younger brother ("I would dislike very...
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