During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes the sea voyage to Port Isabel in Texas. He mentions the weather; seasickness; activities of...
In the letter Charlie describes his voyage home to Portland, Alabama, probably after visiting his family in Connecticut. He discusses seasickness; a whale spotted while sailing along the coast of South Carolina; the flag over Fort Sumter "which we...
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