In the letter Bolling discusses money he will need to travel back to Alabama at the end of the school year; his recovery from a recent illness ("I still am partially deaf so that I have a great difficulty in taking notes from the Lectures"); news...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In this letter he discusses the evacuation of Chattanooga ("It is an empty, dismal place but the river banks are still lived by our batterries...
In the journal Hildreth writes about his personal life and business in New Decatur, Alabama (also known as Albany), where he worked as a printer and newspaper editor. In the entries included here, he discusses how he came to settle in New Decatur...
In the letter "Doe" urges the governor not to commute the sentence of Jimmy Wilson: "For the life of me I cannot see why any red blooded southern white man could interfere with the verdict of 12 just and upright men who placed the death penalty on...
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