In the letter Thrower writes about camp life and upcoming troop movements. He describes the new clothes he has just received ("more than I have got any use for now") and explains that his company will soon be leaving for the Cumberland Mountains in...
In the letter Thrower discusses the sentiment of the Huntsville citizens toward the Confederate army, noting that "the people ar not sow patriotic hear as they was at Camp Johnson." He tells of one soldier who was put in jail for fighting with the...
At the start of the Civil War, Hubert Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery).
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