At the start of the Civil War, Hubert Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery).
For their work the men and women are to receive clothing, rations, shelter, medical care, and one-tenth of the plantation's crop. The contract also discusses rules of conduct, adding that the workers cannot leave the plantation or entertain other...
Article from The Montgomery Advertiser about the eight Alabamians who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor: from the Civil War, Richard Taylor; from the Philippine Insurrection, Gordon Johnston; from World War I, Sidney E. Manning; from...
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