Tag: Military

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Vassar Lyle Allen born September 28, 1868

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! VASSAR LYLE ALLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1868-1962) Lee, Macon and…

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Alabama sent many volunteer soldiers in search of Pancho Villa after he attacked a town in New Mexico in 1916 [photographs]

Patron $2+ member story [These remarkable vintage photographs show downtown Birmingham in the summer of 1916 when citizens came out to support their military…

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

See original Feb. 16, 1940 and 1942 [film, photographs & speech] of the USS Alabama being launched

Today, January 9, "the battleship USS Alabama was dedicated in Mobile as a World War II memorial. Commissioned in August 1942, the Alabama served primarily in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know the father of Veterans Day was from Birmingham, Alabama? Parade starts on November 11th at 1:30

{National Veterans Day Parade will take place in Birmingham, Alabama -  November 11th, 2016  Free public event} The National Holiday known today as Veterans…