1. […] find in Col. Pickett’s answer to Mr. Hobbs, that he agrees with me how Alabama took its name. I am satisfied that Col. […]

  2. […] about his life among the Creeks and his experiences in the Creek War. Four years later, historian Albert Pickett conducted extensive interviews with Mordecai during his research for his opus History of Alabama: […]

  3. […] sad intelligence. I learn from it, that my old acquaintances, (and I think they were my friends,) Col. A. J. Pickett, Ex-Governor Bagby, and Col. Charles McLemore are no […]

  4. […] resided for a time Gen. Thomas Woodward, noted Indian fighter; also William R. Pickett, father of Col. A. J. Pickett, the historian; Gen. E. Y. Fair, minister to Brussels; Elder Lewis C. Davis, popularly known as […]

  5. […] except two or three and was famous at that day for its zeal. My brother having sold out his farm to Col. Pickett and having no land to cultivate, moved to Perry County in the neighborhood of Robert Jemison, his […]

  6. He authored, History of Alabama. One of the best books I ever read. I question the year of death. Did he served in the war against the South?

    1. No he could not have served during the War Against The South. He passed away in 1858, The War of Northern Aggression did not start until 1861.

  7. Pickett Springs was in Motgomery County, not Autauga County. I live on part of the old Pickett Springs entertainment resort which was popular with Montgomery people in the mid to late 1800s, accessed by trolley.. According to the old folks, the access road came through my back yard to a pavilion.