From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses conditions in camp; traveling to his present location ("we had to go up on box cars...The men were very much crowded too but Capt. Davis...
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...
This article discusses the destruction of the U.S.S. Maine in the harbor at Havana, Cuba; the cause of the explosion on board the ship was unknown at the time. In his initial report, the commander of the ship urged citizens to wait for more...
In the message Wallace maintains that the president's dispatch of federal troops to Birmingham, Alabama, was unconstitutional. He insists that local government officials and state troops "are able and have not failed or refused to suppress domestic...
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