At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses mutual acquaintances who have died or are ill; food available in the...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses nearby fighting and preparations being made in his own camp ("we are cleaning up the encamp as if we expected to remain here for a...
Program for a banquet at Fort Dixie, where James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will give an address. A "Human Welfare Menu" will be served, with dishes such as WPA Chicken, PWA Potatoes, and FHA Lettuce with TVA Dressing.
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