During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses the upcoming movement of his regiment: "We go next and will, beyond a doubt, I think, get off...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter he...
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 gives his wife advice about their sons'...
During the Civil War, Thomas Hall served in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes an encounter with some people near the river, who were "[unionist] and supposed to harbour bush-whackers." [Large sections are...
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