In the letter Campbell discusses the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln and his negative views of the new president; expresses his hope that peace will be maintained between the Union and the new Confederate government; and mentions his resignation...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the first letter, written May 23, Goldthwaite discusses the...
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...
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 discusses the reenlistment and related legislation ("I hope that congress will put in the exempts &...
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