In the letter Dr. Smith discusses the fall of Fort Mims and a battle led by General Claiborne against the Creek Indians at Holy Ground. Though the letter is dated 1813, it was probably written in 1814: he says that the fight took place on December...
In the letter Moore discusses a conversation he had with Coffee and President Andrew Jackson the previous summer, regarding the conflict between himself and Colonel John McKinley. (McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he expresses his happiness at learning of the birth of his daughter, and he tells of his desire to return...
In the first letter, written December 1, Turner informs Mrs. Allen that a letter she sent has been referred to the director of the Alabama Relief Administration. In the second letter, written December 18, Mrs. Allen explains that she has not heard...
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