This article describes reaction to the surrender of Fort Sumter to Confederate forces: "The people were pleased to know that Major Anderson had been compelled to haul down the stars and stripes of the Abolition government, and that in their place...
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...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his father's recent visit; clothing that he and another officer he need; the health of the soldiers; conditions in...
This letter thanks Mrs. Boykin for the rabbit's foot she gave Mrs. Johnson during the 1960 presidential election. At the bottom of the page are notes from Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy, which thank the Boykins for their work during the...
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