This section gives information from Doctor Thomas G. Holmes of Baldwin county, "in relation to the 'Burnt Corn expedition' 'the massacre of 553 men women & children at Fort Mims' and other things which happened in the trying times of 1813, 1814." A...
The act enables local authorities to decide when to limit the sale of alcoholic beverages to Indians, in order to protect the colonists and preserve peaceful relations with local tribes: "Whereas frequent Tumults and Disturbances have happened by...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing an assault...in biting off the left ear of one James A. Moore." Citizens of the county had asked the governor to pardon the men: "...it being represented that those persons were...
From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements (including one move that happened after he began the letter); rumors of upcoming campaigns; changes in...
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