During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the diary he describes his war service from May 26, 1846, to May 13, 1847. He mentions troop movements in Mexico and...
In the letter John asks permission to accompany one of his professors on a trip to the West Indies to collect samples of animal life for the college: "I thought I would write to you and let you know all about it, as I would like to go...& think it...
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 upcoming troop movements and mentions that he and several other men...
In the letter Smith informs Hotchkiss that three batteries under his command (Swett's, Key's, and Semple's) submitted incomplete quarterly ordnance returns: "No vouchers accompany them, and the Returns are not in duplicate, consequently an...
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