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, written an hour after Alabama formally seceded, Lewis describes the celebrations taking place in Montgomery, adding that even the ladies are in favor of secession. He discusses the taking of federal forts in Alabama and Florida;...
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