From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses troop movements and possible fighting; activities and duties in camp; and the morale of the soldiers: "...as soldiers we do not suffer from...
In the statement Joseph G. White, commander of the "Washington," attests that his ship was "captured on the high seas, as prize of war" and arranges for its release: "I...am desirous of ransoming said ship for the benefit of myself and of the...
"Felled by the hand of a dastardly assassin, our beloved President has passed into the Great Beyond, and our Nation in in gloom...As a token of the respect in which we held him, and as a tribute to his memory, I would request that all flags in our...
In the first letter, written February 8, 1910, the men ask Bankhead to support legislation that would protect farmers from gambling in the markets for cotton and other farm products. In the second letter, written February 14, 1910, Bankhead assures...
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