In the letter Flournoy says that he is no longer interested in maintaining a plantation, and he asks Hall to purchase some of his slaves: "Lawyers, doctors, & merchants should have nothing to do with plantations & negroes--Overseers are...
During the Civil War, Hall served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; mutual acquaintances and relatives; his horse ("Pony, otherwise dubed [sic] Horse-Fly"); the weather and landscape near his camp; and...
During the Civil War, Hall served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses troop movements; letters he has written; mutual acquaintances and relatives; available food; and anticipated conditions in his new camp: "Expect to...
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