In the letter Meeks begins by discussing the proposed appointment of Mr. Jones as superintendent in a Methodist congregation in the state. He then asks for Hall's advice in political matters, especially related to the presidential election of 1848:...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he explains that he will not be able to visit his family while in Alabama; though he had hoped to spend two weeks at home, he now plans to return...
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 the winter weather in the "diseagreeable plase" where they are...
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