During the Civil War, Adams served with Mrs. Moore's son, Alfred, in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he informs Mrs. Moore of her son's death during the Battle of Chickamauga: "Your son was loved & respected by every officer &...
The order addresses seven issues: 1) the appointment of a "chief bugler" and the specific schedule for bugle calls to be sounded throughout the day; 2) daily reports from orderly sergeants; 3) responsibilities of men on guard duty and the supplies...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the recent change in command, replacing General Bragg with General Johnston. He and his men are disappointed with...
In the message Lay supports Bankhead's stance against conscription. He suggests that an increase in pay for soldiers will encourage more men to volunteer for service: "Increase the pay for volunteers to serve in Europe to four or five times the...
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