From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements and conditions in camp; nearby fighting ("we hear cannon every day"); the possibility of his father commanding a...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his recent bad health; weather and conditions in camp; and a report submitted against him after his furlough: "The...
Included here is Chapter 20, "The Negro and the World War." The chapter begins by describing African American support for the war effort, but then turns to a discussion of democracy, equality, and civil rights: "Before the war, two expressions were...
In the letter Altman refers to an article in the Tuscaloosa News, which described some sort of demonstration at the University of Alabama; though she does not give details about the incident, she accuses the school's faculty and president of...
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