Victor was the son of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend of Edward Harris. The bill of lading records the shipment of packages from Harris to Victor and John; the items will travel by steamboat from Philadelphia to New York. In the...
In the letter Myrick explains that he will soon visit the company in which Hall's son is serving, and he offers to take a package to him. He also asks Hall to buy him a sword if any are available. A transcript is included.
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses nearby fighting and preparations being made in his own camp ("we are cleaning up the encamp as if we expected to remain here for a...
At the start of the Civil War, Hubert 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...
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