In the letter Oliver discusses politics and recommends Bolling Hall for a seat in the U.S. Congress: "Instead of the bloody battle field with gallant leaders to marshal our host, we must take the halls where state craft and political intrigue will...
From May 1861 to May 1862 Crenshaw Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the journey to their current location ("one continued train of accidents and delays "); conditions in camp; the health of the men in his...
In the letter Howard discusses the political scene in the state and country, with emphasis on competition among the Democratic, Whig, and Know-Nothing parties: "In these days of 'Know Nothing' delusions the confidence between man and man is so...
In this letter Fisher discusses his A.M. degree from Geneva College, his recent appointment to teach at a church school in Tuscaloosa, his current job of tutoring the sons of the planter C. H. Cleveland, sickness at the plantation, and worms that...
Account written by Richard Blount (while serving on the Georgia-Alabama Boundary Survey Commission) describing the Cherokees' negative reaction to the boundary survey. Blount met with Cherokee representatives to defend the work: "We are sent here...
Flier listing items produced in nine communist countries and sold in the United States. The publication was issued by the Committee to Warn of the Arrival of Communist Merchandise on the Local Business Scene, an organization based in Miami, Florida.
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