In the book Tait records financial matters, including his account with J. & E. Austill; expenses incurred by his son, Charles, while attending the University of Alabama; the cost of supplies used to build a new house; the purchase of slaves; and...
The charge gives the details of the conflict between the C.S.S. Alabama and the U.S.S. Kearsarge, which took place around June 19, 1864. According to Welles, Semmes raised a white surrender flag, but escaped before he could be arrested, "for the...
In the telegram Wallace explains that the state legislature will not mobilize the National Guard unless the federal government will pay to do so: "We are financially unable to bear the expense of calling the Alabama National Guard to active duty...
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