During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter Semple addresses an accusation Hardee has made...
Dr. Peter Bryce, the hospital's first superintendent, died before the end of the two-year term covered in this report. In an introductory statement, the members of the board of trustees praise Bryce's work and announce that he will be succeeded by...
In the first letter, written April 23, 1917, May asks Bankhead to support the proposed selective service legislation rather than relying on volunteers to fill the ranks: "If...it is left up to the people of this country to volunteer to win this...
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