Bragg wrote this letter while representing Mobile County at the Alabama constitutional convention of 1861 (also known as the Secession Convention). In the letter Bragg discusses events at the assembly, including McRae's election as a delegate to...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the first letter he writes his oldest son, giving him advice...
In the passages Gorgas gives a brief history of yellow fever in the United States, particularly in the Mississippi Valley region, and discusses the economic impact of the disease. He then focuses on Cuba, which had suffered recurring epidemics...
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