Tag: 1860’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A Tennessee newspaper, moved often, then ceased publication in Selma, Alabama

Francis M. “Franc” Paul established the Chattanooga Daily Rebel in August 1862, after the town’s two newspapers had merged, then suspended publication earlier that year. "The Rebel was…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…