From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; weather and conditions in his new camp ("a tolerable pleasant place"); the log cabins that are being...
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; preparations for fighting; recent battles; weather and conditions in camp ("It is hard to write you a letter now for my...
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he mentions recent fighting, including battles at Belmont, Kentucky, and Port Royal, South Carolina: "Some of the men are rather discouraged by our...
In the letter McLemore explains that a number of Indians in the area have been "manafesting warlike symptoms"; in response, he has called out the militia and constructed two forts to protect the county. He describes recent events but reports that...
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