During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses his current location, restrictions on leaving camp, and his desire to return home: "there is no one allowed to leave camps without...
Enclosed with his note is a letter from a Union soldier to his own wife; Dent sends it "in the way of a Yankee relic." The content is also of interest, however, because it gives the "Yankee account of our skirmish at Tuscumbia." At the start of the...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements and campaigns, and he mentions that a lot of men have been deserting lately: "...we have lost a great many...
In the letter Edward discusses recent activities, including twelve rides on a merry-go-round and visits to the "wild west show" and the "ghost show." Judging by the handwriting and content of the letter, Edward is a child. A transcript is included.
In the letter the firm responds to a recent letter from Parks, in which he protested an advertisement that appeared in The New York Times to solicit funds for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legal defense. The firm argues that the newspaper is not...
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