In the letter Bedell explains that several armed Indians have been seen in the area, causing "a general state of alarm." He urges Caller to provide military assistance, so the inhabitants will not have to abandon their crops and property: "Would it...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses a religious revival that has been taking place in the camp, with nightly preaching for the last week. He also asks Martha to send...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, John Hall served in Co. B, 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses a recent expedition "to dislodge some yankees who had taken important positions from our cavalry"; troops...
During the meeting the Board examined a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety on Dr. Lawrence D. Reddick, a professor at Alabama State College who had led students in a civil rights demonstration in March. Governor Patterson...
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