In the letter Claiborne explains that Caller's son, Robert, has been selected to serve in the military "and to draw for money for the purpose of recruiting." Because Robert has not answered the order, the captain who issued it assumes that he...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the need for new soldiers, hoping that "Our three successive defeats" (at Fishing Creek, Roanoke Island, and Fort...
This article reports that the German Immigration Society of Birmingham supports the establishment of a state immigration bureau and a commissioner who will be responsible for recruiting white farmers to Alabama. The Society stresses that it does...
In the letter Paterson explains that the governor has just established a committee responsible for recruiting Alabama women to serve in the Women's Army Corps. He asks Scogin to appoint a woman from his city to serve on the committee.
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