During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he mentions their sick child and expresses his desire to be at home: "i am sary...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses his poor health; mentions a letter he received from an aunt; and predicts a confrontation with General Buell's forces: ".it is my...
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 recent troop movements ("You have no...
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