During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes recent troop movements and campaigns. He specifically mentions the Battle of Fort Donelson ("a sad blow to our army"); while he still...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
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;...
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