The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; death, marriage, and legal notices; local events; news about social, medical, agricultural, political, economic, and military...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, John Hall served in Co. B, 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses recent campaigns and losses ("Fort Morgan we learned yesterday, has been surrendered. Next may be Mobile");...
In the letter Fort discusses the adoption of the Long resolution in the state legislature, which directed that "no legislation regarding the convict lease system be considered during the present session." Fort believes that "the powers that be in...
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