During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses the upcoming transportation of troops from New Orleans to Port Isabel in Texas. There is...
In the letter Samford discusses his views on the proposed Kansas-Nebraska Act: "I see our North. friends are not slow to come up to the issue of non-intervention as made by the Kansas Act; but are we quite cautious enough about the Squatter...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he briefly discusses his delay while traveling back to his company after furlough ("the flat at the ferry was so slow that I missed the train"), and he mentions a...
In the first letter, written January 3, 1916, Mr. and Mrs. Barnes ask Bankhead not to support the proposed selective service legislation, "which the jingoes and newspapers are urging upon Congress". In the second letter, written January 6, Bankhead...
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