In the letter Powell explains that he has moved from Huntsville to Franklin County near Tuscumbia and Florence ("they are even now places of great trade and considerable importance but are waging an eternal war against each other - which will...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses the upcoming transportation of troops from New Orleans to Port Isabel in Texas. There is...
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....
During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses possible troop movements; the construction of local defenses; rumors of Union advances; conditions and activities in camp; and the...
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