In the letter Claiborne discusses recent attacks by Indians on white inhabitants in the territory: "The conduct of your Creek neighbours for some time past has been observed, and merit, in my opinion, exemplary punishment, and had I the power, they...
During the Civil War Lee served in Company A of the 24th Ohio Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes camp life and troop movements; mentions Union officers and the upcoming fight for Lookout Mountain; and expresses disdain for the...
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