At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter he...
In the letter Semple asks Pollard to grant passage to two men who plan to transport the bodies of fallen soldiers from the battlefield near Georgia to Alabama. According to several notes on the back, the men were given clearance, but they decided...
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