In the letter Coffee makes a formal statement about a recent interview he had with Governor Gabriel Moore, regarding the conflict between Moore and McKinley. Coffee told Moore that McKinley had, as promised, supported Moore's nephew for the post of...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the diary he describes his war service from May 26, 1846, to May 13, 1847. He mentions troop movements in Mexico and...
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the brief letter he discusses troop movements and campaigns; orders to hold the Cumberland Gap "at all hazards to the last...
In the letter George describes a battle in Subig Bay, and he comments on the courage of the Filipino natives: "Some people have remarked that the Filipinos are cowards, but they are greatly mistaken. It was proven beyond all doubt that they are...
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