From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he argues in favor of conscript laws because "between 16 and 18 the state of Ala alone might recruit a force of at least 15,000...
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses troop movements; possible reorganizations and officer promotions in the army ("I believe almost all the...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, John Hall served in Co. B, 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his disappointment at not receiving a furlough ("I had inticipated [sic] so much pleasure at home with the...
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