In preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, the committee purchased a thousand copies of various handbills and several packages of dining cards. A note on the back confirms that payment was received.
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...
From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letters he discusses packages recently received from home; clothing and supplies the men still need; sickness in camp ("I am confident that they would soon be well if...
John writes from an army hospital in France, where he is being treated for mumps. In the letter he describes food, work, and leisure activities in the army; mentions new acquaintances, some of whom are from Alabama; and thanks his family for the...
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