During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In this letter he discusses the evacuation of Chattanooga ("It is an empty, dismal place but the river banks are still lived by our batterries...
In the first entry, dated April 11, 1865, Waring describes the evacuation of Confederate troops from the city: "We are all perfectly miserable at the idea of being separated, for an indefinite period of time, from our dear brothers and...
During the Civil War, Hall served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; news of Union raids in Alabama; the evacuation of the Confederate capital and Union victories; and the attitude of the citizens...
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