From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; his first night on picket duty; rumors about campaigns and military activity; the relative peace in the area; sickness...
In the letter Myrick explains that he will soon visit the company in which Hall's son is serving, and he offers to take a package to him. He also asks Hall to buy him a sword if any are available. A transcript is included.
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses weather and conditions in camp; clothing he needs; belongings of his brother, Tom, who died recently; items he has sent...
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