During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses life in camp, where provisions are scarce ("Our standing dish is fried pickled pork") and...
From Claiborne's preface to the work: "As originally written, the narrative was almost literally in his [Dale's] own words. In the present memoir I have preserved his language in many parts, and faithfully expressed his opinions." The first passage...
During World War II Engelhardt worked with the Red Cross in Europe. In the letter she describes work and leisure activities while working with the troops, and she compares the experiences of combat soldiers with those who work at military posts:...
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