From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, John Hall served in Co. B, 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his disappointment at not receiving a furlough ("I had inticipated [sic] so much pleasure at home with the...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses fighting in the area ("A day without an artillery duel, is the exception, and not the rule"); news from Mobile regarding the fall of several...
This article from the Birmingham News discusses the role of African American voters in Alabama's upcoming gubernatorial election. It examines the factors that will influence the "power of the Negro vote" in the three-way contest, including voter...
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