Author: Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey
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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

News - from the past & the present

The Iron Bowl – Did you know that the Alabama & Auburn game was suspended for 41 years

[Here's an interesting news article from 1910 pleading for the football rivalry between Alabama and Auburn to continue in Birmingham after being suspended.] Alabama…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (D – L counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1867

(Continued from A- C counties) ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were…

News - from the past & the present

Francis Scott Key who wrote The Star Spangled Banner shared a close friendship with Alabama Governor Gayle’s wife and daughter

This story is an excerpt from Alabama Footprints Volume V - VIII The story below reveals the close friendship Francis Scott Key shared with Alabama…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (A-C counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1867

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Cauthen House in Auburn – grandchildren found coins where 1st house burned

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) Story continued below THE CAUTHAN HOME Lee County, Alabama by WPA writer Preston Klein…

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PATRON – May 23, 1846 – 56 names of Muster Roll from the Macon County, Alabama guards at Tuskegee – War with Mexico

MUSTER ROLL Of the Macon Guards Organized at Tuskegee, Ala., May 23, 1846, for the War With Mexico - From the Weekly Advertiser, Montgomery,…