In his speech Kossuth discusses the struggles that his native Hungary has endured and praises the United States for its example in promoting state sovereignty over government centralization: "With self-government is freedom, and with freedom is...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes his company's preparations for a quick departure and expresses fears about the outcome of the war: "I hope we will not be engage...
During the war, Thomas Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter Martha Warrick writes her husband to tell him about the difficulties at home. Martha tells Thomas she was...
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