From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he thanks his father for the clothing and money he and his brothers have received, and he asks for a copy of General William Hardee's RIFLE AND LIGHT INFANTRY...
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 discusses mutual acquaintances, local weather, and conditions in camp ("wee...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he tells his wife that he has just received orders...
In the first letter, written November 17, 1863, Mary Ann sends her sister family news, mentioning the death of one son and the military service of another. She also alludes to the "flag-of-truce" system for delivering mail between the North and...
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search