During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he sends news of his brother, Charlie, who has been sick and recently "ran a very narrow risk with the Yankeys."
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes the bombardment of an English blockade runner by Union forces: "...English vessel run the blockade at Fort Morgan loaded with guns...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements ("You have no...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter he...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes the Battles of Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, giving details about positions, orders, casualties, and prisoners....
Advertisement offering a reward for the return of a Confederate soldier who ran away from the Selma Arsenal. The ad gives a full physical description and mentions that the deserter is probably headed to Coosa County, where he has family.
The pamphlet is divided into five chapters. The first sets forth the platform of the Democratic Party of Alabama, which includes the endorsement of the national Democratic platform adopted in 1892; support for President Grover Cleveland and...
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