During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses troop movements; the health and morale of men in camp; recent changes in command and upcoming elections for...
In this message to the United States House of Representatives, President Ulysses S. Grant presents a statement he received from a group of African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama, who had assembled to discuss the "grave and menacing dangers that...
Leaflet addressed to Democrats in Dallas County, Alabama, urging them to vote for the "good and true men" of the party, who will not resort to illegal methods to gain political power: "They will tell you, that when bad men are elected to office,...
In the message Wallace protests the dispatch of federal forces to Birmingham, which he insists are now "on duty" although the president has "publicly indicated that federal troops were only on a standby basis at military installations near...
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