In the letter Clay discusses the recent Creek War in Alabama and describes current efforts to permanently remove Indians from the state. (Clay believed that "nothing would restore safety and tranquility, to the inhabitants, but the entire removal...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses possible troop movements and campaigns; conditions near Knoxville ("the surrounding county has been...
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