In this note, the minister gives his intention of recommending James Caller as the governor of Pensacola. He originally enclosed a letter in which he formally made the recommendation, but it is not available.
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the possibility of their oldest son, Alfred, joining the army. Moore suggests that he enlist in a company in Alabama, but he is...
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 Goldthwaite discusses Semple's application to be...
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