Issues of The Star (originally named The Sun), a newspaper published by William and John Chilton of Montgomery, Alabama, when they were adolescents. The paper includes serialized stories, essays, facts, local news items, jokes, and a few...
This article gives the proceedings of the Confederate congress during the twenty-fifth day of its session. That day a delegation from Alabama presented a marble inkstand to the president of the congress, and J. L. M. Curry spoke about the gift's...
From May 1861 to early 1862, Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he explains that "Since the furloughs have been knocked in the head there have been all sorts of plans in contemplation to secure the volunteers for a...
At the time this letter was written, Oates was serving as the state prison inspector. In it he reports on conditions in the Chilton County jail, where there are twenty-five prisoners (six white men, eighteen African American men, and one African...
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