Statement issued by James T. Mason, president of the Easonian Seminary, to the "Leaders of the White Race." In it Mason protests the mistreatment of African Americans: "This condition of affairs is becoming serious. Instead of the service rendered...
At the time this letter was written, Jackson was serving in the 47th Alabama Infantry. In it he describes the recent Confederate victory at the Battle of Gaines' Mill (also known as the Battle of Chickahominy River): "This is one of the greatest...
In the letter Gaines expresses concerns he and Colonel William Barnett have setting the boundary lines between the United States and Indian land, as outlined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson: "Colonel Barnett and myself had set out with a view to...
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