At the time this letter was written, Jackson was serving as a captain in the 7th Alabama Infantry. In it he discusses conditions at the fort. He mentions "great sickness in the camp," including measles and typhoid fever, and he describes the strict...
During the Civil War, Thomas Hall served in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses upcoming troop movements, and he explains that he is waiting to hear from his father before being mustered into service. A...
In the first letter, written January 10, 1916, Statham gives support for the British blockade in Europe, which allowed the United States to trade only with Allied powers: "But you know if it was not for the Great English Navy our farmers would not...
This issue mentions an increase in state bank deposits (a result of individuals' careful saving during difficult financial times); the city's telephone system, which is now at capacity with a waiting list of over 1,000 new customers; the raid of...
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