In preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, the committee hired Flanagan to clean and make repairs to the state house in Cahaba; the supplies used to do the work (such as paint, brushes, turpentine, and putty) are also listed. A note...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses clothing he has received and more that he and other men will need; weather and conditions in camp; nearby fighting; his duties as an escort ("It is one...
During World War II Engelhardt worked with the Red Cross in Europe. In the letter she describes work and leisure activities while working with the troops, and she describes the atmosphere in Germany: "We had expected Germany to be far different...
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