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, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the possibility of their oldest son, Alfred, joining the army. Moore suggests that he enlist in a company in Alabama, but he is...
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 thanks his wife for her recent correspondence...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses the difficulty of traveling through the Confederacy; his own recent illness ("I am up...gaining health and strength as...
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