In the letter she discusses money that has been sent to Edward to buy clothes; unreliable mail delivery; the difficulty of traveling between the North and South; and her husband's new retail firm. She makes predictions about the outcome of the...
From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses weather and conditions in the area ("I have never seen a dustier time in my life"); the health of the soldiers; recent and...
In the letter she discusses unreliable mail delivery; her sons' experiences in the Confederate army ("They never murmur or complain - laugh over their corn bread, tough Beef & tentless bed, and seems to realize how much better off they are than the...
Account of the Union raid in Selma, Alabama, as remembered by Sarah Ellen Phillips. She describes an attack on a Confederate scouting party; her father's escape to Perry County; and the ransacking of local homes, including her own. In particular...
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