From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses picket duty and small confrontations near Springfield, where the Union forces are gathering: "Our men have little skirmishes with the Yankees near...
During the Civil War, Hall served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses the Battle of Franklin, which he describes as a Confederate victory (though the Union Army actually won). He mentions men who were killed or wounded in...
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