In the diary Willett discusses enlistment; camp life; the procurement of equipment and supplies; the health, background, and fate of the men in his company; his participation in a court martial committee; and troop movements and campaigns...
At the time the letter was written, Bemiss was serving as medical director of the Confederate Army of Tennessee, and Cross was an army surgeon. In the letter Bemiss, acting on the orders of General Hood, commands Cross to dismantle the hospital...
Following the May 1963 civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama, the State of Alabama asked the Supreme Court to prevent the federal government "from deploying troops of the Armed Forces in the State of Alabama to suppress domestic...
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