Tag: 1860’s

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General Sherman wintered in Jackson County, Alabama during the Civil War

(Transcribed excerpt from HISTORY OF JACKSON COUNTY, ALABAMA by John Robert Kennamer, Decatur, Al 1935 Condensed by Josephine Lindsay Bass on July 26, 1996…

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This Alabama County changed it’s name over the issue of slavery [Many settlers surnames included]

(Many people in Alabama changed their views on slavery as this story reveals)The Alabama County of Calhoun was created by the legislature December 18,…

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First Confederate Provisional Congress was held in Montgomery in 1861 [see photographs, transcripts & names of participants]

On January 11, 1861, the Alabama Secession Convention passed an Ordinance of Secession, declaring Alabama a "Sovereign and Independent State." By a vote of…

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Biography: Hon. Littleberry James Haley, Jr. born November 22, 1865 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! HON. LITTLEBERRY JAMES HALEY, JR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1865-1927) Jefferson County, Alabama Hon. Littleberry James Haley Jr., attorney-at- law, Birmingham, Alabama was…