Lewis, the plaintiff, had complained about the outcome of the trial: "...suggesting to us that manifest Error had intervened in the record and process, and also in the giving of Judgment of the plea which was before you by our Writ between the said...
In the letter the men explain the causes of the commission's "apparent slothfulness": their "progress has been greatly retarded by frequent recurrences of local attraction" and the trees and uneven landscape have made it "almost impossible to be...
From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the journey to their current location ("one continued train of accidents and delays "); conditions in camp; the health of the men in his...
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