During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes a recent train accident that killed several men in his company: "...we had a very serious accident to happen to our regiment day...
In the note Salomon asks Josiah Moris in Montgomery, Alabama, to deliver the enclosed letter to Colin J. McRae. In the letter to McRae, Salomon sends news about political activities in the North, and encourages the South to stand firm and fight for...
The order was sent to the associations for the Altamaha, Savannah, Ocmulgee, Chattahoochee, and Oconee Rivers; each organization was to deliver its materials (probably including the state-owned slaves) to a different city in Georgia.
Manac, also known as Totkes Hajou and Sam Moniac, was of Creek Indian and European descent; he was a relative of Alexander McGillivray. In the deposition he discusses a council meeting at Tuckabatchee, were Tecumseh delivered a speech to rally the...
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