From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his grandfather's death (Abner Crenshaw); the large number of desertions occurring in camp ("There are big traitors in...
In the first letter, written April 9, 1917, Burgess discusses a proposed bill promoting "compulsory or universal military training" for men ages eighteen to twenty-five. He asks Bankhead to have the bill amended to lower the age of eligibility: "To...
In the letter the union representatives ask the congressman not to support the proposed prohibition amendment to the United States constitution: "We urge you to use your influence individually and collectively to prevent the ratification; to...
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