During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses food available in camp ("well supplied in the eating line); clothing he needs; weather in the area; possible troop movements and campaigns; his low...
In the letter Clements gives personal and community news to his brother, who is no longer living at home. He mentions his recent illness; young women he and his friends are interested in; his plans for school ("I am not going to school no where yet...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses a furloughed soldier whom he has asked his father to help; a knapsack he is sending home, which belonged to a fallen...
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