In the letter Blount reports on the progress of the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission; although the team is having difficulty finding its next point, his "prospects have brightend" and his "hopes strengthend lately"; the commissioner from Alabama...
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).
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses news of family and mutual acquaintances; Charlie's plans to join the military; fighting in the area; and upcoming troop movements. He also includes the...
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