From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; conditions in his new camp; and men who have deserted from the regiment: "We lost 13 more of our men...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Bolling Hall, Jr., was colonel of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he reports that his brother, James, is safe (he had been reported dead). He also discusses difficulties he is...
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