During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes the sea voyage to Port Isabel in Texas. He mentions the weather; seasickness; activities of...
In the letter John tells of his regiment's arrival in Germany, describing the land, climate, and people. He discusses the prevalent German attitude toward the American victors in the small towns they have visited: "As a conquering army, I think we...
In the message Wells asks the governor to forbid the "invasion of one county by forces flying squadrons...from another county." He is referring to groups of strikers who traveled to Southern mills promoting union involvement.
This article discusses the involvement of transient union members in Southern mills during the nationwide textile strike: "Flying squadrons are closing down mills in the south and east when there is a small minority of union operatives in any plant...
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