In the letter McGillivray describes a recent meeting of the Creek Indian chiefs and the efforts of the Georgia legislature to take control of Creek lands. He calls on their British allies for support against the Americans: "Georgia and Carolina in...
In the letter Walker argues that the removal of the Creek Indians has been delayed by the chief Hopoethleyahola (Opothleyaholo) and not by the merchants who have been contracted to provide them with supplies for their journey: "we have agents...
During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he gives a detailed description of his regiment's involvement in the Battle of Murfreesboro (also known as the Battle of Stones River). He mentions that...
The regiment was created at Charleston, Tennessee, in November 1863 by combining four companies of the 1st Battalion, Hilliard's Legion with the six companies of the 3rd Battalion. Company E was originally Company A. 3rd Battalion, Hilliard's...
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