In the letter Bolling describes campus activities and promises to do better in school than he had the previous year, despite his busy social life. He also discusses politics in detail, including the presidential election of 1860 and Virginia's...
In the diary he describes the troop movements of the "Mobile Rifles" after the regiment was formed in 1861; traveling to Lynchburg, Virginia; the enthusiasm for secession in Alabama and Virginia; his term of service at Norfolk, Virginia; social...
A letter to the governor that asks him to exert his influence. They write that America would be like the Nazis of Germany or the despots of Russia if it did not ensure that everyone had a fair trial and sound evidence. They also write of a similar...
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