Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Vintage photographs of Captains in the Confederacy with links to the source of photographs

Do you have additional information about these Confederate soldiers? Click on the link at the end to inform the Alabama Department of Archives and…

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…

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Biography: Jasper Newton Campbell born in 1836 – Rather do this job than be president of the United States

Jasper Newton Campbell loved his job by Shannon Hollon My GGGgrandfather was Jasper Newton Campbell (1836-1911).  He was born in Dekalb County. In 1859…

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Biography: Anthony Peter Rasmussen Dahl born 1842 – photograph

ANTHONY PETER RASMUSSEN DAHL BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (ca. 1842-1922) Wisconsin, Minnesota, Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois and Shelby County, Alabama Anthony Peter Rasmussen Dahl was…

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Biography: William Brockman Bankhead born April 12, 1874 – greeted the King & Queen on 1st visit of monarch to United States

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM BROCKMAN BANKHEAD BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1874 - 1940) Lamar, Madison County, Walker County, Alabama William Brockman Bankhead was born on his…