Jordan wrote the diary in the form of a letter to his wife, Julia. In it he discusses daily life in his regiment; their camp at the University of Tennessee in Nashville; the discovery of a woman posing as a soldier; speculations about the length of...
After learning from an acquaintance that the "indians intended to go to war, when the trees put out their leaves," Freeman traveled through the Creek nation in Alabama to observe their behavior. In the letter he reports activities among the Indians...
This article describes the stock market decline on October 23: "The stock market suffered the swiftest and most hair raising drop in recent financial history today, a sweeping decline far more drastic than anything yet experienced in this modern...
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