During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes the bombardment of an English blockade runner by Union forces: "...English vessel run the blockade at Fort Morgan loaded with guns...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his father's recent visit; clothing that he and another officer he need; the health of the soldiers; conditions in...
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