These recordings of oral history, play songs, blues, spirituals, and stories were made in 1948 when Alan Lomax invited Vera Hall to come from her home in Livingston, Alabama, to New York City for a concert. Vera Hall's mother had been a slave, and...
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815; Peninsular War, 1807-1814; France -- Relations -- Spain; Great Britain -- Relations -- Spain; Great Britain -- Relations -- France; War; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
Song concerning the Spanish fighting the French during the Peninsular War (Napoleon)
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A
Letter from Richard C. Bridges to his sister thanking her for a letter hand-delivered by Alford; relates the turn many soldiers have taken towards religion; asks her to check whether his name is still in the books at church.