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    • "Law Abiding Democrats to the Front!"

    • 1877-1878 circa
    • Leaflet addressed to Democrats in Dallas County, Alabama, urging them to vote for the "good and true men" of the party, who will not resort to illegal methods to gain political power: "They will tell you, that when bad men are elected to office,...
    • Q12162 - Q12163
    • Letter from Gary Roberts to his grandmother in Alabama.

    • 1918 May 18
    • During World War I, Roberts served in Company B of the 167th U.S. Infantry Regiment. In the letter, written "somewhere in France," he discusses the weather and camp activities, and he asks for more letters from the people at home: "Oh! Why don't...
    • Q9509 - Q9511
    • Letter from Taylor McRae to his aunt.

    • 1863 January 13
    • In the letter Taylor explains that he has just been expelled from school. Though he apologizes for this, he insists that his "demerits were caused from trifling things" and suggests that the school administrators "are trying to expell [sic] all the...
    • Q15463 - Q15465
    • Incomplete letter from Alfred Moore.

    • 1863 circa
    • During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he briefly mentions possible troop movements and then describes a recent snowball fight in great detail, observing that "These sham battles are much more...
    • Q22506 - Q22509
    • Letter from Alfred Moore in Tullahoma, Tennessee, to his mother, Amanda.

    • 1863 January 9
    • During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he gives a detailed description of his regiment's involvement in the Battle of Murfreesboro (also known as the Battle of Stones River). He mentions that...
    • Q22510 - Q22515
    • Letter from Henry Semple in Tullahoma, Tennessee, to his wife, Emily.

    • 1863 April 19
    • During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses his desire to retire from military...
    • Q38361 - Q38363
    • "B on Hand During the Fair."

    • 1917 November
    • Advertisement card for the Henry County Fair in Abbeville, Alabama; the fair was held from November 12 to 17. The following is printed on the back: "We Want You to take a day or more off during fair time - help make up the biggest, jolliest crowd...
    • Q57167 - Q57168

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