In the letter Thrower discusses the sentiment of the Huntsville citizens toward the Confederate army, noting that "the people ar not sow patriotic hear as they was at Camp Johnson." He tells of one soldier who was put in jail for fighting with the...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he recounts a recent visit with his father, and he discusses the sickness and death he has witnessed during the war: "Dear Sister it is...
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