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 letter he discusses the selection and enlistment of men...
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...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he briefly discusses the battle of Chickamauga and fighting at Chattanooga, and he mentions that he has not been harmed during the conflicts:...
In the letter McDonald sends Tallulah a picture of herself, which he found in a German dugout. He also discusses his background, the work of his company, and the war-torn French countryside: "So far to date, we have not been in any real pretty part...
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