Tag: Civil War

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Ghosts of many wars roam the historic forts of Mobile, Alabama [pics & films]

The Civil War Forts on Mobile Bay The Battle of Mobile Bay was where Admiral Farragut was supposed to have made his famous statement,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

These veterans showed much dignity and respect toward each other as they put the Civil War behind them [vintage pictures & film]

On July 1-3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg was fought during the Civil War. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…