During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he asks his wife to send him "a ball of sowing thred," and he sends a message...
In the letter Mrs. Collins explains that most of the men in the area have gone to war, leaving the women, children, and elderly men unprotected; of particular concern are the unsupervised slaves on the plantations. She asks the governor to excuse...
At the start of the Civil War, Hubert 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...
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