From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses the promotion of his brother, James; a "Bridge disaster" during recent troop movements ("There were about 20 or 30 on...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he mentions sickness in the camp and sends news of mutual acquaintances who are...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter me mentions that "tha hant now body desurted in some time thow i bleave that thay...
In the first letter, written April 9, 1917, Burgess discusses a proposed bill promoting "compulsory or universal military training" for men ages eighteen to twenty-five. He asks Bankhead to have the bill amended to lower the age of eligibility: "To...
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