In the letter Curry discusses a recent drought and the effects it will have on the Confederate cause: "If the drouth continues, and I fear it will, it will be the greatest of calamities to the Confederacy--with good seasons provisions would be made...
During the Civil War, Thomas Hall served in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes an encounter with some people near the river, who were "[unionist] and supposed to harbour bush-whackers." [Large sections are...
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