During the Civil War, Adams served with Mrs. Moore's son, Alfred, in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he informs Mrs. Moore of her son's death during the Battle of Chickamauga: "Your son was loved & respected by every officer &...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the recent change in command, replacing General Bragg with General Johnston. He and his men are disappointed with...
In the speech Bowdon discusses recent legislative debate concerning the expansion of slavery into the country's new states and territories. He argues that since slaves are property, the government should protect their owners' rights in any land...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing, a mayhem, by biting off a small part of one James A Moors left Ear." They were fined and sentenced to stand at the pillory. But the signers of the petition argue that they are...
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