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From Tennessee to Texas—Through Alabama September to November

$2+ Patron member story FROM TENNESSEE TO TEXAS—THROUGH ALABAMA The 1860 Diary of William Joseph Camp Edited by William R. Snell (Transcribed from The…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Remarkable 1876 letter from Texas to Alabama mentions how former resident Walker K. Baylor died in Texas in 1845

Letter from Tyler, Texas March 2, 1876 printed in the Birmingham Iron Age March 23, 1876 -from Thomas Smith to Frank Grace. This is…

BiographiesDays Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that General Sam Houston, the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, married an Alabama native?

General Samuel "Sam" Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing…