During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses his duties in the camp and sickness among the soldiers, and he...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he mentions current troop movements and expresses pride in the soldiers serving under his command: "We marched thro' the streets today & presented...
A letter from a "worker" to Governor Miller. The letter demands the release of the Scottsboro Boys, whom the "dirty, degenerate, capitalist class" has framed-up. The letter warns of a workers' mass movement that will overtake the ruling class, as...
Noland served as a disbursing agent for the U.S. government during the Cherokee removal. In these passages he describes the landscape and waterways of Alabama and Georgia, commenting on the quality of the land and development opportunities; gives...
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