In the diary Baker discusses the movements of the 1st and 54th Alabama Infantry regiments; life in camp; the siege of New Madrid, Missouri; his capture at Island 10; and his experiences at the Union prisons of Camp Chase and Johnson's Island in...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the need for new soldiers, hoping that "Our three successive defeats" (at Fishing Creek, Roanoke Island, and Fort...
A resolution from Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174--a branch of an international veterans organization with ties to the Communist Party. Reacting to the Haywood Patterson verdict at the March 1933 trial in Decatur, the...
During the Civil War Inzer served as a lieutenant colonel in the 58th Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A. In the passages he describes fighting in the Battle of Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he was captured; the poor treatment and...
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