From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses the recuperation of his brother Bolling, who was wounded in battle; his own recent illness; his duties in camp ("My...
In his address Cobb insists that the slavery question, the central issue influencing the pending secession of the South, was not answered by the recent presidential election: "But gentlemen say they cannot do anything. They say that the edict went...
In the letter the men report that after negotiations, Alabama and Georgia have not agreed on a boundary line between the two states. They argue that such conflict was unavoidable, and they maintain that their own intention was "to place the...
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