From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his duties in camp ("You seem to have all been under the impression that I have had command of the Legion...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Bolling Hall, Jr., was colonel of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he reports that his brother, James, is safe (he had been reported dead). He also discusses difficulties he is...
In the letter Nat describes the landscape; his responsibilities as a commissary sergeant; living conditions and leisure activities where he is stationed ("if I do not enjoy myself it is my own fault. My house is a cozy little nest, a model...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his "tolerable health"; recent troop movements; the lack of food in camp; the morale of the troops ("Our army is...
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