Bragg wrote this letter while representing Mobile County at the Alabama constitutional convention of 1861 (also known as the Secession Convention). In the letter Bragg discusses events at the assembly, including McRae's election as a delegate to...
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses money and paper he has sent home; possible complications with the promotion of his brother, James ("It...
This article reports that the German Immigration Society of Birmingham supports the establishment of a state immigration bureau and a commissioner who will be responsible for recruiting white farmers to Alabama. The Society stresses that it does...
This article discusses the training of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps officers at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, giving brief descriptions of the seven men who will teach them: "The officers insist they aren't afraid of the job of fitting women into what...
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