Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln in response to the secession of seven Southern states. He calls for 75,000 men from state militias to deal with the rebellious states, which are "too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course...
During the Civil War, Williams served as the chaplain for the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letters, he offers condolences after Hall's son Tom died from wounds sustained at the Battle of Chickamauga. Williams was with Tom just before he...
In the letter Mrs. Jones writes to an Alabama senator, urging him to endorse a bill that would require Bible reading in the state's public schools. She informs him that the Woman's Missionary Society of the Court Street Methodist Church is in full...
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