In the letter Woodbary expresses surprise at discovering that a fellow New Englander had also moved to the South. She writes about her difficulty in adjusting to Alabama because "the manner and customs of the people here are so different from those...
From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the journey to their current location ("one continued train of accidents and delays "); conditions in camp; the health of the men in his...
In the letter Hurter describes voter registration in Mobile: "We have registered all who have come forward without any delay. There has been a strong disposition on the part of the whites not to register but they are gradually overcoming that...
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