From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he explains that he will be unable to get a furlough, and he discusses the possibility of getting a promotion: "If I do not get a position I shall...
This article describes the stock market decline on October 23: "The stock market suffered the swiftest and most hair raising drop in recent financial history today, a sweeping decline far more drastic than anything yet experienced in this modern...
This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
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