During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter Semple describes conditions in his new camp, where...
In this passage Van Vorst describes living and working conditions for employees of a textile mill in Anniston, Alabama. She gives specific details about the housing and operation of the factory, and she includes several interviews with children who...
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