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 explains that he has been recovering after a...
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses money and paper he has sent home; possible complications with the promotion of his brother, James ("It...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses the promotion of his brother, James; a "Bridge disaster" during recent troop movements ("There were about 20 or 30 on...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his grandfather's death (Abner Crenshaw); recent troop movements; weather and conditions in camp; sickness among the...
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