During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he responds to recent correspondence from his wife, in which her mood seemed "sad & melancholy." He...
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he describes a recent battle ("one of the most complete victories ever gained"), which took place on a Sunday: "It was certainly an eventful day. The...
In the letter she describes a raid by Union soldiers on her family's property: "After the Boats and Negroes all left we gathered up the fragments and were surprised that so much was left...We feel devoutly grateful that the place was not burned and...
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