Each advertisement is a cartoon demonstrating the importance of growing victory gardens; there is space at the bottom of each for a sponsor's name. This material was available for newspapers to purchase.
In the letter Clay appeals to patriotism by stressing Alabama's involvement in the current Indian conflict, but he points out that service will probably not be required after the Creek War ends: "Regarding our locality and the numerous Indian...
Craig was a captain of a Tennessee volunteer company, Jackson's Army, in the War of 1812, and he later served at Fort Claiborne, Alabama in the Creek and Seminole Wars. The scrapbook contains letters, inventories, military orders, accounts, muster...
The certificate was issued by a French organization dedicated to honoring soldiers who died fighting in Champagne (Association du Souvenir aux Morts des Armes de Champagne); this document was presented to survivors, however.
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