This article describes reaction to the surrender of Fort Sumter to Confederate forces: "The people were pleased to know that Major Anderson had been compelled to haul down the stars and stripes of the Abolition government, and that in their place...
During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses how difficult it is to get a furlough: "This war looks like it is destined yet to continue many more years & if I don't go home whilst the...
The meeting was led by Don Hallmark and featured the following speakers: Montgomery Mayor Earl James, Dr. Henry Lyon of Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery Citizens' Council Chairman Carl Herbert Lancaster, and Alabama Attorney General...
In the message Wallace requests that the president withdraw federal troops from military bases near Birmingham, Alabama, where they are on standby. He blames Martin Luther King, Jr., and the civil rights demonstrators for the violence in the city,...
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