During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; unreliable news reports; the likelihood of a large battle soon ("There is no doubt in my...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses his illness and describes recent events during the Confederate invasion of Kentucky: "I suppose you have all ready heard of the...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes recent losses in his company and the soldiers' difficult journey to their present encampment: "Since the fight at Perryville...
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