Tag: 1810’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Gen. Thomas S. Woodward writes Col. Albert J. Pickett in August 1858 about errors in DeSoto story

Thomas Simpson Woodward - Brig. Gen. of the Alabama Militia - died in 1861 Letter from General Thomas Simpson Woodard to Col. Albert J.…

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PATRON – The first governor of Alabama Territory, Gov. William Wyatt Bibb, wrote this message to the Legislature of the Alabama Territory

The first governor of Alabama Territory, Gov. William Wyatt Bibb, wrote this message to the Legislature of the Alabama Territory (Transcribed from Natchez Gazette,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – A letter written in 1817 describes the frivolity of Huntsville, Alabama & meeting with Major Rose

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) traveler and author, was one of the first newspaperwomen in America. When her husband died…

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BIOGRAPHY: Joseph Glover Baldwin born January 21, 1815 – Sumter County, Alabama

This biography is also in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1)   JOSEPH GLOVER BALDWIN GENEALOGY and BIOGRAPHY (1815…

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PATRON + This personal diary of Alabama pioneers from 1816 reveals what life was like in surveying the wilderness of Alabama for a place to settle

(Imagine what it was like traversing Alabama alone when it was a wilderness. You can hear the tension in Richard Breckenridge's words as he…