In this letter to President Johnson's executive assistant, Boykin discusses the recent controversy over giving presents to the president. He describes many of the unusual and extravagant gifts he has given to friends and colleagues over the years.
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he explains that his regiment has not moved as expected, and he expresses frustration at their lack of...
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