In the letter McGillivray describes the efforts of the Creek Indian soldiers against the Spanish forces and the difficult living conditions his troops endure: "Owing to their being fed entirely upon salt provisions, the bad water about Pensacola,...
From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; preparations for fighting; recent battles; weather and conditions in camp ("It is hard to write you a letter now for my...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; failure and hardship experienced by the army ("misfortune seems to have seized...
In the letter Lieb criticizes Carter's recent conviction of Martin Luther King, Jr., in connection with the Montgomery bus boycott. He denounces civil rights injustices in the South and compares the region to communist Russia. Though Lieb professes...
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