At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
In the letter Seward explains that Congress is proposing a fifteenth amendment to the Constitution, which must be voted on by the state legislatures. He includes a certified copy of the resolution: "The right of citizens of the United States to...
Mrs. Jones, a widow in Frisco City, Alabama, explains that she has been cut off from the relief program and has no other way to support her family. Her sixteen-year-old son has been denied relief work because of his age, and her married children...
In the message Wallace maintains that the president's dispatch of federal troops to Birmingham, Alabama, was unconstitutional. He insists that local government officials and state troops "are able and have not failed or refused to suppress domestic...
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