During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he describes the Battle of Murfreesboro, giving...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes the sea voyage to Port Isabel in Texas. He mentions the weather; seasickness; activities of...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he describes recent and upcoming troop movements in pursuit of Union raiders in eastern Tennessee: "We marched 18 miles yesterday...
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