The letter gives the Indians' response to the proclamation Clay issued to the Creek chiefs. They express disappointment at the behavior of the warring Indians but then describe their own amiable relations with white settlers, mentioning, however,...
From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses troop movements and possible fighting; activities and duties in camp; and the morale of the soldiers: "...as soldiers we do not suffer from...
In the letter he discusses a bundle he is expecting from home; the progress of his studies ("I am getting on tolerably well in my studies, all except mathematics which is the hardest study to me by far...if I pass then it will be by the skin of the...
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