The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing, a mayhem, by biting off a small part of one James A Moors left Ear." They were fined and sentenced to stand at the pillory. But the signers of the petition argue that they are...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing a mayhem on James A Moore by biting off part of his left ear." They were fined and sentenced to "stand on the pillory". A transcript is included. [The men's names are spelled...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing an assault...in biting off the left ear of one James A. Moore." Citizens of the county had asked the governor to pardon the men: "...it being represented that those persons were...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses news of family and mutual acquaintances; Charlie's plans to join the military; fighting in the area; and upcoming troop movements. He also includes the...
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