During the war, J. H. Warrick served in Company D of the 17th Alabama Infantry; Thomas served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter J. H writes about life in his company. He...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he explains that "the Gap is apparently as impregnable and impenetrable as ever," and he describes a recent skirmish with Union...
In the first letter, written November 17, 1863, Mary Ann sends her sister family news, mentioning the death of one son and the military service of another. She also alludes to the "flag-of-truce" system for delivering mail between the North and...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he explains that he is staying at a country home...
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