In the letter Claiborne discusses recent attacks by Indians on white inhabitants in the territory: "The conduct of your Creek neighbours for some time past has been observed, and merit, in my opinion, exemplary punishment, and had I the power, they...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing, a mayhem, by biting off a small part of one James A Moors left Ear." They were fined and sentenced to stand at the pillory. But the signers of the petition argue that they are...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes recent troop movements and campaigns. He specifically mentions the Battle of Fort Donelson ("a sad blow to our army"); while he still...
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