During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes the Battles of Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, giving details about positions, orders, casualties, and prisoners....
This article, by Virginia Van Der Veer, discusses the women from Alabama ("affectionately dubbed 'them wacky women' by regular soldiers") who applied to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps at Fort McClellan; it describes the selection process and...
Jackson served as an attorney and advisor for Governor George Wallace when he made his "stand in the schoolhouse door" at the University of Alabama. In the letter, written the day before the incident at the university, Kohn discusses Seybourn...
In the first letter, written January 31, 1967, Turner asks for information about the Tuskegee Institute Community Education Program (TICEP). In the second letter, written February 1, 1967, Strickland explains that the educational outreach program...
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