At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
In the letter Knox discusses the difficulty in granting Semmes his commission as probate judge of Mobile County: "While the Governor does not refuse to issue the commission, he advises that you will not insist upon its issuance just now. Last...
Also known as the "Bourbon," "Conservative," or "Redeemer Constitution." The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; executive department; legislative...
A letter from Harry Emerson Fosdick, pastor of the historic, inter-denominational Riverside Church, to Governor Miller. In the letter, Fosdick expresses concern about Scottsboro and sympathies for the interference of self-interested communist...
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