In the letter Cooke discusses money that his grandson has sent him (which he has not received), and he explains that he will be unable lend Edward anything: "...I am in debt at present and probably shall be till some favorable turn takes place...My...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the journey to his present location and conditions in camp ("a very good place with the exception that we have no...
During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he gives a detailed description of his regiment's involvement in the Battle of Murfreesboro (also known as the Battle of Stones River). He mentions that...
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