During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses upcoming campaigns; weather,...
In the letter Pettus praises the men for their obedience and valor, and he explains that they will be treated as prisoners of war until they are paroled in their home states. He encourages cooperation with the new authorities: "In this way we best...
The main article in this issue discusses a Communist radio program targeting African American audiences in the South: "The Cuban Communists are pushing racial unrest throughout the South over the most powerful radio station in the world. Utilizing...
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