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    • Letter from John Bragg in Montgomery, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1861 January 21
    • Bragg wrote this letter while representing Mobile County at the Alabama constitutional convention of 1861 (also known as the Secession Convention). In the letter Bragg discusses events at the assembly, including McRae's election as a delegate to...
    • Q14854 - Q14857
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862 January 21
    • In the letter Lapsley mentions a European gun maker in Selma ("one of the most skillful gun makers I doubt not, in the Confederate states"), who would be willing to oversee an armory if the Confederate government were to establish one in the city....
    • Q14890 - Q14893
    • Letter from Jabez Curry to his son, Thomas, a Confederate soldier.

    • 1862 June 9
    • In the letter Curry discusses a recent drought and the effects it will have on the Confederate cause: "If the drouth continues, and I fear it will, it will be the greatest of calamities to the Confederacy--with good seasons provisions would be made...
    • Q17004 - Q17007
    • Letter from Penrose Vass Stout, en route to Europe, to his family.

    • 1917 September 25
    • During World War I Stout was a pilot, eventually serving as a lieutenant in the 27th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit Group. In this letter he describes his four-day journey to Europe aboard a troop transport ship, including the on-ship blackouts: "As...
    • Q75618 - Q75626

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