In the letter McGillivray describes the efforts of the Creek Indian soldiers against the Spanish forces and the difficult living conditions his troops endure: "Owing to their being fed entirely upon salt provisions, the bad water about Pensacola,...
In his will, Brown bequeaths his wife Eliza $5,000; a sixth of his slaves, including six specific individuals that he purchased from her father Bolling Hall; his house and a sixth of his plantation; and the slave Betsey, his seamstress. If his wife...
In the letter Brown describes his company's subdued reaction to the news of V-E Day: "You see, we realize over here that the road to home from over here is still a long and hard one. There's a lot of fighting to be done yet, and we hope that the...
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