In the letter Moore discusses a conversation he had with Coffee and President Andrew Jackson the previous summer, regarding the conflict between himself and Colonel John McKinley. (McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the diary he describes his war service from May 26, 1846, to May 13, 1847. He mentions troop movements in Mexico and...
In the letter Charlie discusses his recent spell of typhoid fever; a case in which he prosecuted "some rascals for stealing and selling negroes"; a visit to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and his impressions of the city; and Frank's education, possibly at...
During World War I, Roberts served in Company B of the 167th U.S. Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses combat, the Red Cross, relations with African Americans in the army, and his impressions of France. The letter is written on Knights of...
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