Material includes notes; quotations; lists of distances traveled between points; lists of expenses; entries from journals and travel logs; fragments of reflective essays; and two descriptions of equipment (bolting machinery and a gristmill). Items...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes the bombardment of an English blockade runner by Union forces: "...English vessel run the blockade at Fort Morgan loaded with guns...
In the pamphlet Milner gives a "testimony" to argue against giving African American political power, and he blames the Republican Party for discord in the state: "There has not been a moment of peace in Alabama, since the black Republican party was...
In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
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