Citizens of the county had asked the governor to excuse Lowry from the remaining part of his punishment: "That he is poor, appears penitent - and that...so far as example or reformation may be considered the objects of punishment, these have...had...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses life in camp, acquaintances in his regiment ("mainly composed of very trifling & low bred...
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 he discusses their children and mutual...
During the meeting the Board discussed a recent demonstration at the segregated Court House Restaurant in downtown Montgomery, which was led by students from Alabama State College. Dr. H. Councill Trenholm, president of the school, appeared before...
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