This article describes the celebration held in Montgomery after South Carolina seceded from the Union: "The demonstration of sympathy for the gallant Palmetto State, and of rejoicing that she had at length 'disrupted every tie that bound her to the...
In the letter he discusses the death of his grandson, Edward (Elizabeth's nephew); the effects of winter weather in the area ("We hear almost daily of broaken [sic] hips - legs - & arms occasioned by falls on the ice"); clothes that he needs; and...
This issue describes Montgomery's reaction to the news of V-E Day: "With the broadcasting of the proclamation by the President at 8 Tuesday morning, all downtown business ceased, whistles blew, church bells tolled, sirens sounded, the serving of...
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