In exchange for managing the plantation and slaves, Collins will receive a horse to ride about the property; housing, provisions, and a servant for his family; and $500 per year. The contract ends with the stipulation that "if he drinks any spirits...
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he explains that he will be unable to get a furlough, and he discusses the possibility of getting a promotion: "If I do not get a position I shall...
This issue describes Montgomery's reaction to the news of V-E Day: "With the broadcasting of the proclamation by the President at 8 Tuesday morning, all downtown business ceased, whistles blew, church bells tolled, sirens sounded, the serving of...
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