Tag: Military

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Joseph John Alston born May 15, 1835

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer JOSEPH JOHN ALSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1835 -1908) Clarke County, Alabama Joseph…

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

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

[These remarkable vintage photographs show downtown Birmingham in the summer of 1916 when citizens came out to support their military troops who were going…

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…