In the letter Terrell credits the Senate with stopping President Polk and his "war spirits in Congress" from declaring war on England. He also denounces Polk's invasion of Mexico: "As to the Mexican War, it was a bit in Polks [sic] mouth, this...
In the letter John describes his regiment's hike from the front lines to the German city where the men are now stationed. He also gives details about accommodations, entertainment, and daily military activities; all is comfortable and safe but also...
In the first letter, written December 1, Turner informs Mrs. Allen that a letter she sent has been referred to the director of the Alabama Relief Administration. In the second letter, written December 18, Mrs. Allen explains that she has not heard...
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