In the letter Charlie discusses his recent spell of typhoid fever; a case in which he prosecuted "some rascals for stealing and selling negroes"; a visit to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and his impressions of the city; and Frank's education, possibly at...
During the Civil War King had served as a captain in Ferguson's cavalry brigade in the Confederate States Army. In the letter he describes criminal activities of his former commander, S. W. Ferguson. He claims that in September 1864 (at the time of...
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