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...
A letter to the governor that asks him to exert his influence. They write that America would be like the Nazis of Germany or the despots of Russia if it did not ensure that everyone had a fair trial and sound evidence. They also write of a similar...
This passage includes an excerpt of a letter from Daniel Pratt to Dixon Hall Lewis, written September 21, 1847. In the correspondence Pratt, an industrialist in Autauga County, Alabama, says that he considers himself "a permanent Citizen of this...
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