At the time the letter was written, Anna was visiting her husband, Hubert Dent, in camp at Fort Barrancas. In the letter Ada discusses family members and mutual acquaintances; local troop movements; and domestic activities such as sewing and...
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 Ada...
In the letter, written shortly after the assassination of John Kennedy, Sheldon accuses Lee Harvey Oswald of Communist activities and ultimately blames the president's death on Communism: "I feel that now is the time to organize our forces. About...
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