In the letter Clay discusses the recent Creek War in Alabama and describes current efforts to permanently remove Indians from the state. (Clay believed that "nothing would restore safety and tranquility, to the inhabitants, but the entire removal...
In the letter Sanford explains that he has asked Mrs. Hall's husband, Thomas D. Hall, to serve as an assistant surgeon in his regiment: "He can render the country just as much service as surgeon, as he can as Captain of Cavalry. Besides this, his...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he reports that he lost an appointment as a judge...
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