From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letters he discusses packages recently received from home; clothing and supplies the men still need; sickness in camp ("I am confident that they would soon be well if...
From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter to his father, he discusses upcoming fighting; sickness among the soldiers ("I reckon it is caused mostly from eating corn apples peaches &c."); conditions and...
From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses picket duty and small confrontations near Springfield, where the Union forces are gathering: "Our men have little skirmishes with the Yankees near...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses food available in camp ("well supplied in the eating line); clothing he needs; weather in the area; possible troop movements and campaigns; his low...
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