In the letter Carson discusses a Creek uprising led by Peter McQueen. He describes the army's attempts to stop it, including the defeat of an expedition under Colonel Caller at Escambia Swamp. A transcript of the letter is included.
In the first letter, written September 15, 1943, McQueen complains to Senator John Bankhead that an executive order at the hospital prevents segregation of the races. While he stresses that African American patients "should, of course, receive just...
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