Expenses include food, supplies, and pack horses; room and board; ferriage; and labor and services (for example, washing and shoeing horses, or "Cherokee man to show the Cherokee line"). Transcripts are included.
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses traveling to (and setting up at) his current location; conditions in camp; Union "scouting parties" captured nearby and the accidental...
Bolling H. Hall is the son of William Bolling Hall and Mary B. Hall, sister of Bolling Hall (1813-1897). In the letter Hall discusses his regiment's journey to its present location, giving details about the distances between points; skirmishes with...
In the letter, begun on September 22, Mary Ann Hall discusses widespread pneumonia in the area, especially among the slaves: "Every negro on the place has had second or third attack of fever. At one time Dick was the only one on the place to cook -...
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