Tag: Confederacy

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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.…

BiographiesGenealogy Information

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…

News - from the past & the present

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Winston County, Alabama – Newspaper accounts from 1890 reveal much about politics in Alabama before & after the War Between the States

Winston County, Alabama's opposition to the Confederacy is briefly mentioned in the novels To Kill a Mockingbird   and Paper Moon: A Novel (formerly Addie Pray) Tap…