During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In it he discusses upcoming troop movements and recent Confederate losses: "We have all been disturbed by the defeats at Fort Donelson, Roanoke & other...
In the letter Eckles explains that troop rations in the area are scarce; he implies that soldiers will be taking supplies without permission from local residents but assures Winston that he will be compensated: "From difficulties which have occured...
In the letter Hughes describes the recent arrest of Semmes, which he considers to be a violation of the parole that was granted him on April 26,1865. According to the parole, Semmes was "permitted to return to his home, not to be disturbed by the...
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