The order appoints Major Henry Semple as commander of the "Inner and Outer Lines of Redoubts" while his senior officer is temporarily absent. During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as...
The order relieves Major Henry Semple from temporary "command of the outer line of redoubts"; he is to report to headquarters in Mobile for further instructions. During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, John Hall served in Co. B, 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes his regiment's duties as a reserve for the brigade: "We got this position by every other regiment in the...
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