This article argues that the stock market crash was inevitable because "the country had gone speculation mad"; while the country will suffer "painful consequences," the author predicts that "the shock will not be so severe as it has been on former...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his grandfather's death (Abner Crenshaw); the large number of desertions occurring in camp ("There are big traitors in...
At the time this letter was written, Jackson was serving as a captain in the 7th Alabama Infantry. In it he discusses conditions at the fort. He mentions "great sickness in the camp," including measles and typhoid fever, and he describes the strict...
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