In the letter McGillivray describes American attempts take Indian lands: "The gaining of these Creeks Nations over to them is more immediately an object of their policy & to effect which purpose they have held forth the most tempting baits to my...
In the letter Smith describes English sentiment toward the Civil War: "By a chance I had an opportunity to learn the silent feelings of all the most intelligent gentlemen were with the South before the Manassas Battle: and here the Southern cause...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses the difficulty of traveling through the Confederacy; his own recent illness ("I am up...gaining health and strength as...
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