During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he explains that his regiment has not moved as expected, and he expresses frustration at their lack of...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements ("it became evident that the retreat had commenced"); men who have been captured or are ill;...
During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses how difficult it is to get a furlough: "This war looks like it is destined yet to continue many more years & if I don't go home whilst the...
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