In the letter Coffee and Bright explain that Clemens and Keys of Mooresville is responsible for removing a bridge at Cotton Port: "That bridge had been built by the Cottonport Company for which they paid $1650 and esteemed it as a very valuable...
In the letter Murphy mentions that Lewis has not replied to recent correspondence regarding his appointment to the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission. Murphy sends this message by an express messenger ("It would not be proper to abandon a matter of...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes the Battle of Monterey, which took place from September 21 to 24, and he expresses...
From June 1862 to November 1863, John Hall served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements; skirmishes with nearby Union troops, as well as false alarms; the battalion's reputation among citizens...
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