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PATRON + Names, photos, & records of Alabama Confederate Generals 1861-1865 (L -O)

CONFEDERATE GENERAL, OFFICERS FROM ALABAMA 1861-1865 (Excerpt transcribed from History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume I. pp.324-327) Law, Evander M.—Brigadier-General, P.…

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Early pictures from Bibb County, Alabama includes photograph of courthouse before it was razed in 1890 to build current one

Do you know anything about these photographs?   Brown Bros. Saw Mill No 2 near Randolph Ala ca. 1900 Collection of Duke and Weeks…

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Photograph of Gen. Basil Duke ca. 1860 who was the brother-in-law of Gen. John Hunt Morgan & others

(Below are some photographs with information I discovered while doing some research that might be beneficial to other researchers. Subscribe to the daily email…

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Auburn football was started by Dr. George Petrie [see his bicycle built for two in this vintage film]

Auburn officially began competing in intercollegiate football in 1892. The first Iron Bowl Game between the University of Alabama and Auburn took place at…

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Confederate veterans – photographs of Admirals and Generals photographs found

While completing research for stories, I run across many photographs of people, (identified and unidentified) including the Confederate veterans below which may be of interest to…

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Amazing pictures of the early Presbyterian schools, churches and missions in Alabama

Continued - The following has been transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society: New series Volume 4 By Alabama Historical Society 1904 THE…

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Here is the house of the orator from Alabama argued for secession prior to the Civil War [story and film]

(TRANSCRIBED FROM The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 02, No. 03, Fall Issue 1940) RECOLLECTIONS OF WILLIAM L. YANCEY By Joel Barnett (The letter reproduced…

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PATRON – Names of Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, Feb. 19, 1862 (Includes members of Congress)

(Excerpt transcribed form The Daily Huntsville Confederate Democrat Huntsville, Alabama Feb 19, 1862) PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF AMERICA President JEFFERSON DAVIS of Mississippi Vice President…

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PATRON – A bear club sent to town, sickness, visitors and policeman from Birmingham are in the news in Cleburne County 1891

(Transcribed from Cleburne New Era, Heflin, Alabama, March 26, 1891) PERSONALS Mrs. J. H. Spivey has moved in --- the house with her Jesse,…