The first few entries were written before the war; they discuss Wilson's work as a clerk in a cotton house and his social life in Mobile. Most of the diary, however, focuses on his military service during the Civil War. He describes camp life and...
In this message to the United States House of Representatives, President Ulysses S. Grant presents a statement he received from a group of African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama, who had assembled to discuss the "grave and menacing dangers that...
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