Account written by Richard Blount (while serving on the Georgia-Alabama Boundary Survey Commission) describing the Cherokees' negative reaction to the boundary survey. Blount met with Cherokee representatives to defend the work: "We are sent here...
The first item is a letter from Senator Buford, in which he discusses sectional division over the issues of territorial expansion and slavery; he suggests a convention of the Southern states to address the "impending results of the northern...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he describes the Battles of Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, giving details about positions, orders, casualties, and prisoners....
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