In the letter Clay appeals to patriotism by stressing Alabama's involvement in the current Indian conflict, but he points out that service will probably not be required after the Creek War ends: "Regarding our locality and the numerous Indian...
This mounted infantry regiment saw action in north Mississippi, north Georgia, and Tennessee. The book contains the roster and supply accounts for individual members of the company. Supplies listed include clothing, ammunition, blankets, and...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses his own poor health ("i hav just bin pewney all this winter") and...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses fighting in the area ("A day without an artillery duel, is the exception, and not the rule"); news from Mobile regarding the fall of several...
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