From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he describes a recent fight with enemy forces near Fairfax Station, Virginia, several days before the First Battle of Manassas (also known as the First...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent and upcoming troop movements, mentioning that they are only allowed to take minimal supplies: "We march without...
Wallace, judge of the Third Judicial Circuit Court, had been ordered to surrender the records by Frank M. Johnson, judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. In his statement Wallace describes a secret, late-night...
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