After learning from an acquaintance that the "indians intended to go to war, when the trees put out their leaves," Freeman traveled through the Creek nation in Alabama to observe their behavior. In the letter he reports activities among the Indians...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses sickness and death in the camp and strenuous activity outdoors ("hot...
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