In the letter Samuel expresses relief that his brother is safe and healthy after his service in the Confederate Navy. He then discusses his own changing views of "our civil war": "My own course has been a neutral one. I was opposed to the secession...
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...
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search