During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the transport of sick wounded soldiers to hospitals, and he mentions an anticipated attack on Confederate troops by General McClellan....
In the letter Semple asks Pollard to grant passage to two men who plan to transport the bodies of fallen soldiers from the battlefield near Georgia to Alabama. According to several notes on the back, the men were given clearance, but they decided...
In the letter the men ask the governor to assist the poor families in the county, many of whom are near starvation. They explain that some provisions are available for them in Montgomery, but they cannot afford to transport it.
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