From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the journey to their current location ("one continued train of accidents and delays "); conditions in camp; the health of the men in his...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he predicts that his company will soon engage in either a battle or a march, based on the orders received and preparations made in the camp. He...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes his company's preparations for a quick departure and expresses fears about the outcome of the war: "I hope we will not be engage...
The charge gives the details of the conflict between the C.S.S. Alabama and the U.S.S. Kearsarge, which took place around June 19, 1864. According to Welles, Semmes raised a white surrender flag, but escaped before he could be arrested, "for the...
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