In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
These records consist of ordinances, resolutions, committee reports, and correspondence from January through March of 1861. The material documents the secession convention held in Montgomery, Alabama, which established Alabama as an independent...
Also known as the "Secession Constitution." The preamble states that "We, the people of the State of Alabama, having separated ourselves from the government known as the United States of America..." The constitution includes the following articles:...
The ordinance declares that "that the State of Alabama now withdraws, and is hereby withdrawn from the Union known as the United States of America, and henceforth ceases to be one of said United States, and is, and of right ought to be a Sovereign...
In the diary Hudson discusses various aspects of camp life; troop movements and campaigns; the procurement of supplies and provisions; soldiers' morale; the loss of officers; and the 4th Alabama's role in the war. Of particular interest is Hudson's...
The list gives the men's names, ranks, regiments, dates of death, and (occasionally) illnesses. Listed at the end of the death register are the total numbers of patients and deaths at each of the three hospitals.
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