This press release explains the proper methods for employing women as agricultural workers, discussing recruitment, hours, payment, transportation, and lodging. It stresses the importance of paying women a wage comparable to that provided in other...
During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he mentions the lack of food in the camp, and then discusses his feelings about the war: "...we could get along...
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...
From May 1861 to June 1862 John Hall served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letters he discusses packages recently received from home; clothing and supplies the men still need; sickness in camp ("I am confident that they would soon be well if...
In the letter Bolling gives a detailed account of a recent visit to Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. He gives his impression of the structure ("The house is of the strangest plan I ever saw"); describes the poor condition of the burial...
Dickinson writes while traveling through the Alabama to settle claims before going to New York. He asks Dellet to collect money owed him by B. F. Porter; because Porter has land and slaves, Dickinson thinks he should have no trouble paying the debt.
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