During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. He wrote this letter while traveling on a boat to his regiment's next camp. In it he mentions the great sickness that...
In the letter Bolling describes campus activities and promises to do better in school than he had the previous year, despite his busy social life. He also discusses politics in detail, including the presidential election of 1860 and Virginia's...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses his health after a recent fall and...
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