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6 comments

  1. Hi, Donna,

    Thanks for this article. I live in Josephine County, Oregon. I hadn’t read this before. (I worked at the local historical society for several years.) I will send a copy to the Society.

    Martha Arman Murphy

    1. I’m glad you enjoyed it. Donna

  2. I loved the old letter of the Alabama Soldier moving to Texas, coincidentally when Mr. Cooper lost his arm at Resaca my GGgrandfather was captured that same day and died at Fort Gordon, Chicago Il. My GGgrandfather was in the Alabama 42nd Infantry his name was Thomas Herrin from Monroe Co. Al. Keep up the good work, I really enjoy your writing .

  3. “I am o…” – very interesting! 🙂

  4. Very interesting. My relations lived in Cherokee county Al. They later moved from Walker county Ga to Texas. We always wondered why they would leave such a beautiful area. I found out. My great grandpa lost his wife and 3 daughters to TB. He brought the boys and 1 girl to Texas. Maybe they came for the prairie cure? This article provides some insight. Glad Mr. Cooper wrote it.

  5. Our history … I loved it!