In the letter she describes a raid by Union soldiers on her family's property: "After the Boats and Negroes all left we gathered up the fragments and were surprised that so much was left...We feel devoutly grateful that the place was not burned and...
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he describes a recent battle ("one of the most complete victories ever gained"), which took place on a Sunday: "It was certainly an eventful day. The...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he responds to recent correspondence from his wife, in which her mood seemed "sad & melancholy." He...
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