Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama: Contextual Readings

As the documents we will be transcribing for the Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama project are almost entirely made up of petitions and requests related to the criminal justice system, one of our readings from this week was Edward Ayers’ Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the 19th Century American South. In… Continue reading Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama: Contextual Readings