In exchange for managing the plantation and slaves, Collins will receive a horse to ride about the property; housing, provisions, and a servant for his family; and $500 per year. The contract ends with the stipulation that "if he drinks any spirits...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. He wrote this letter after returning from a visit to Alabama. In it he discusses personal business with his wife, sending news and instructions about paying...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In it he discusses upcoming troop movements and recent Confederate losses: "We have all been disturbed by the defeats at Fort Donelson, Roanoke & other...
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