From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; preparations for fighting; recent battles; weather and conditions in camp ("It is hard to write you a letter now for my...
In the letter Green gives instructions about the equipment and supplies to be assigned to each battery, depending on its size. He gives specific numbers (or amounts) of sergeants, buglers, flags, horses, mules, wagons, forage, and ammunition. A...
"Felled by the hand of a dastardly assassin, our beloved President has passed into the Great Beyond, and our Nation in in gloom...As a token of the respect in which we held him, and as a tribute to his memory, I would request that all flags in our...
This issue describes Montgomery's reaction to the news of V-E Day: "With the broadcasting of the proclamation by the President at 8 Tuesday morning, all downtown business ceased, whistles blew, church bells tolled, sirens sounded, the serving of...
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