From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; preparations for fighting; recent battles; weather and conditions in camp ("It is hard to write you a letter now for my...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the recent death of his brother, Charlie, who had been sick with typhoid fever: "Oh when...I tink [sic] that my only Brother is no...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes the lodging and food in the camp: "Our camps are on the side of a mountain which makes it very unpleasant but still our houses are...
The Kings were in Bombay, India, when they sent this message: "Dear Friends, Greetings and best wishes from the land of Mahatma Gandhi. We're having a rich experience here. Warm regards, Coretta and Martin King."
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