In the order, issued at the end of the war, Johnston advises the men "to observe faithfully the terms of pacification agreed upon" in order to "secure the comfort of your families and kindred and restore tranquility to our Country." A transcript is...
Lewis's father (also Cudjo) was the last surviving ex-slave from "Clotilda, " the last known ship to bring slaves to the United States; the ship landed in Mobile, Alabama, in 1860. The packet includes a statement of sentence, letters from other...
The order acquits Captain Henry Semple in the military court of Hardee's Corps. He had been charged with "Disobedience of orders" for failing to submit correct quarterly ordnance returns. During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an...
The order deals with the cessation of hostilities at the end of the Civil War: "...the officers and men of this army are to bind themselves not to take up arms against the United States untill [sic] properly released from that obligation and shall...
This letter, written after Boykin lost his seat in the House, discusses the unsuccessful campaign, the work that he did while in office, and the efforts he will continue to make to bring industry and money to the state.
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