Tag: 1860’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that the Elks Club is an outgrowth of the Jolly Corks from the theatrical profession?

The Elks Club was originally formed in New York as the Jolly Corks from the theatrical profession. Elks Club house in Mobile ca. 1900…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film – photos] Did you know that men from the city of Bay Minette, Alabama stole the courthouse records from Daphne, Alabama

The city of Bay Minette is in Baldwin County, Alabama and it is the County seat. Located in the central part of the county,…

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PATRON + True story of how Dale County, Alabama citizens utilized nature for medicine and other goods during Civil War

An Excerpt from DALE COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE DURING THE CIVIL WAR (Reminiscences of Mary Love (Edwards) Fleming) HOME MADE LUXURIES AND NECESSITIES MEDICINES…

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PATRON + The University of Alabama was burned a week before the end of the War Between the States – [see story, pics, and PODCAST]

Southern Cadets in Action (This letter has been transcribed from The Century 1890 – Volume 39 – Harvard College Magazine Monthly) In his sketch…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

PATRON + A Tennessee newspaper moved often, then ceased publication in Selma, Alabama

Francis M. “Franc” Paul established the Chattanooga Daily Rebel in August 1862, after the town’s two newspapers had merged, then suspended publication earlier that year. "The Rebel was…