Letter from L. W. Garrott and Robert H. Smith of Alabama, to the governor and legislature of North Carolina. Garrott and Smith explain that because of the recent election of a Republican president, the governor of Alabama has called for a...
From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses picket duty and small confrontations near Springfield, where the Union forces are gathering: "Our men have little skirmishes with the Yankees near...
In the letter the men discuss the winter clothing that will be needed by the soldiers. They will soon receive money from the Confederate government, which they will send to the society for the purchase of clothes: "The amount of money that we will...
The pamphlet is divided into five chapters. The first sets forth the platform of the Democratic Party of Alabama, which includes the endorsement of the national Democratic platform adopted in 1892; support for President Grover Cleveland and...
The passage includes excerpts from federal legislation dealing with the Freedmen's Bureau. "Rules and Regulations for Assistant Commissioners" stresses that "the officer should never forget that no substitute for slavery, like apprenticeship...
This song, a collaborative work by Boykin and two other men, sets the representative's favorite saying to music. Boykin spoke, wrote, and shouted it, so it was appropriate for him to sing "Everything is made for love" as well.
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