Jeffrey's membership had been suspended in 1848 because he was charged "with having been in the habit of visiting one of Mr. B. A. Glasses [sic] negrohouses occupied by a woman of loose character named Phillis."
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses activities and weather in camp;...
From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses weather and conditions in the area ("I have never seen a dustier time in my life"); the health of the soldiers; recent and...
This article discusses the destruction of the U.S.S. Maine in the harbor at Havana, Cuba; the cause of the explosion on board the ship was unknown at the time. In his initial report, the commander of the ship urged citizens to wait for more...
"Felled by the hand of a dastardly assassin, our beloved President has passed into the Great Beyond, and our Nation in in gloom...As a token of the respect in which we held him, and as a tribute to his memory, I would request that all flags in our...
This issue describes Montgomery's reaction to the news of V-E Day: "With the broadcasting of the proclamation by the President at 8 Tuesday morning, all downtown business ceased, whistles blew, church bells tolled, sirens sounded, the serving of...
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