During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the diary he describes his war service from May 26, 1846, to May 13, 1847. He mentions troop movements in Mexico and...
In the letter James discusses life in camp; upcoming troop movements; the formation of a local regiment; and his expected term of service ("I have volunteered for twelve months unless sooner discharged & if we are not discharged before the...
Address delivered at the Government Street Church, Mobile, Thursday morning, Jan. 28, 1847, over the remains of Zebulon Montgomery Pike Inge, who fell gallantly fighting May 9, 1846, at the head of his platoon of the 2d U.S. Dragoons, in the...
This passage includes an excerpt of a letter from Daniel Pratt to Dixon Hall Lewis, written September 21, 1847. In the correspondence Pratt, an industrialist in Autauga County, Alabama, says that he considers himself "a permanent Citizen of this...
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