Tag: Confederacy

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Mysterious, haunted mansion [pics and films] in Tuscaloosa has many historical connections

The beautiful Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is filled with mysteries such as a door that leads nowhere, deep underground tunnels, 2-foot…

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Patron+ Simpson Manuscript – Names & details of the ordinance passed on January 11th to dissolve the union between Alabama and US

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Patron+ Simpson Manuscript – Secession Convention – representatives & how they voted and Mr. Whatley’s test

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Very thought-provoking soliloquy written by a woman about life two years after the War Between the States!

Very thought-provoking soliloquy written by a woman about life two years after the War Between the States! This really provides insight into the state of…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Wonderful video of Civil War veterans! Includes actual words from Blue and Gray veterans as well as Black veterans who served with their masters

It will bring tears to your eyes Sometimes we discover films and videos on YouTube that are remarkable. This video is one of them.…

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Patron+ Blue Mountain in Calhoun County, Alabama was once a supply and training center for Confederate soldiers

Patron+ member story Blue Mountain in Calhoun County, Alabama was once a supply and training center for Confederate soldiers. Scroll down for this Patron+…

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The Last Confederate Reunion in Alabama was held in September 1944 – all the men were in their 90s [see story & photographs]

(This has been exactly transcribed as written in 1944  in The Alabama Historical Quarterly) LAST CONFEDERATE REUNION What will probably prove to be the last…

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Historic letter validates & describes the University of Alabama Cadet Corps participation in the Civil War

UNIVERSITY CADET CORPS (transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 05, No. 01, Spring Issue 1943) (In June, 1903, correspondence was conducted between Mr.…

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Photograph of Gen. Basil Duke ca. 1860 who was the brother-in-law of Gen. John Hunt Morgan & others

(Below are some photographs with information I discovered while doing some research that might be beneficial to other researchers. Subscribe to the daily email…