During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the transport of sick wounded soldiers to hospitals, and he mentions an anticipated attack on Confederate troops by General McClellan....
During the Civil War, Thomas and James served in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the first letter, Thomas describes preparations for an upcoming troop movement ("I don't have any idea where we are going. But it seems as though...
In the message the men ask Bankhead not to support the proposed Food and Fuel Control Act. They specifically oppose the section that applies to cotton: "Remember the prices of 1914 from the effect of which we are just recovering we trust that you...
In the letter Rutland urges Wallace to cooperate with the federal government in upcoming integration efforts: "We Alabama Democrats see some things about our great national party that we do not like. However, we are Americans first. We know that...
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