In the letter the union representatives ask the congressman not to support the proposed prohibition amendment to the United States constitution: "We urge you to use your influence individually and collectively to prevent the ratification; to...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Bolling Hall, Jr., was colonel of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he reports that his brother, James, is safe (he had been reported dead). He also discusses difficulties he is...
Acting on the order of General Andrew Jackson, Haynes informs Craig that he must defend Fort Claiborne "to the last possible extremity": "Our contery [sic] is at warr [sic] and that state brings with it peculiar and most sacred duties - the honour...
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