In the letter Hall describes the education and military service of his four sons (Bolling, Crenshaw, James, and John), and he asks that John be allowed to transfer to Bolling's company "in a camp of instruction near Montgomery Ala." At the end of...
During the Civil War, Henry 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 Goldthwaite congratulates Semple on "the...
The report lists the date, recipient, county, and amount of each payment. Vouchers for the money were given to probate judges, who distributed funds to individual families in their counties; the state paid a total of $856,835.50.
At the time of this correspondence, Denson was serving on the Public Roads and Highways Committee of the Alabama Senate. The first letter is a copy of the questionnaire; the recipient wrote his answers in the margins and sent the page back to...
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