From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; his first night on picket duty; rumors about campaigns and military activity; the relative peace in the area; sickness...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements ("it became evident that the retreat had commenced"); men who have been captured or are ill;...
Bolling H. Hall is the son of William Bolling Hall and Mary B. Hall, sister of Bolling Hall (1813-1897). In the letter Hall discusses his regiment's journey to its present location, giving details about the distances between points; skirmishes with...
In the letter John relates news he has received from home and describes duties and movements of the army in France. He also mentions a casualty list ("which was to be expected and absolutely no cause for alarm") and the continuous transfer of...
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