In the letter Bolling gives a detailed account of a recent visit to Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. He gives his impression of the structure ("The house is of the strangest plan I ever saw"); describes the poor condition of the burial...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
In this autobiography, Klinge describes notable people and events in the history of Montgomery, Alabama. The pages included here mention William Jennings Bryan's visit to Montgomery, the election of President William McKinley, a yellow fever...
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