From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letters he discusses activities in camp; the illness of his brother, Crenshaw, and other men in the regiment; a comet he saw ("with the longest tail that I have ever...
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 discusses the selection and enlistment of men...
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