From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he explains that he will be unable to get a furlough, and he discusses the possibility of getting a promotion: "If I do not get a position I shall...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses their children and mutual...
Map indicating "wet" and "dry" counties in the state. At the bottom of the page, a statement by W. B. Crumpton asks legislators to pass prohibition laws. Crumpton was a Baptist minister and president of the Alabama Anti-Saloon League.
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