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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Abraham Lincoln’s half sister-in-law lived in Selma, Alabama during the Civil War

The Dawson-Vaughan House in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama was the home of Elodie (Todd) Dawson, Abraham Lincoln's half sister-in-law, Elodie Breck Todd was the daughter…

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USA national debt – In 1894 speech Hon. Jos. Wheeler of Alabama cited statistics when and why it started

[Transcribed from the Baltimore Sun via the TIMES DAILY, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama August 4, 1894] In a 1894 speech Hon. Jos. Wheeler of…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1876

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1873

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1872

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1868

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (D – L counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1867

(Continued from A- C counties) ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (A-C counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1867

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Gunpowder explodes in warehouse at Mobile and destroys half the town. [pictures & list of wounded soldiers]

On April 12, 1865 the Civil War ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his command to U.S. General Ulysses S. Grant at…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Mysterious, haunted mansion [pics and films] in Tuscaloosa has many historical connections

The beautiful Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is filled with mysteries such as a door that leads nowhere, deep underground tunnels, 2-foot…

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PATRON + Interesting Editorial from Alabama newspaper written in Alabama July 15, 1865 about the mindset of many in the South

(Excerpt transcribed from The Livingston Journal, July 15, 1865) The undertaking (of) the publication of a newspaper at this time, we are fully aware…