In the letter Troup introduces the men to a Colonel Brearly and asks for their cooperation (though he does not give details about Brearly's work): "he stands in need of all the support we can extend in the execution of his delicate & difficult...
Editorial from the Montgomery Advertiser and State Gazette. The piece credits the rise of abolitionism with the South's recent efforts to formally defend slavery ("'to vindicate the truth of history'"). It then discusses the Democratic platform and...
During the Civil War, Henry 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 Randolph discusses recent battles, and he...
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