Tag: Civil War

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The CSS Alabama had its first trial run on July 29th

The CSS Alabama was a screw sloop-of-war built in 1862 for the Confederate States Navy at Birkenhead, England by John Laird Sons and Company.…

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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 + 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…

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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…