Tag: Civil War

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PATRON+ Letter from Alabamians who went to Brazil after War Between the States

News clipping from The Livingston Journal, Livingston, Alabama -August 5, 1865 The Grand Masters of Free & Accepted Masons of the State of Alabama…

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PATRON + There were many people against the Civil War in Alabama including these Unionists in Montgomery, Alabama in 1861 [films]

Thirty Unionists in Montgomery In the small city of Montgomery, Alabama of some ten thousand people, around 1861,  there were approximately thirty who were…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – Details and names of people involved in the Inauguration of Jefferson Davis

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…

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Simpson Manuscript – On Feb. 4, 1861, these delegates met at the Confederate Conference held in Montgomery, Alabama.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Names & details of the ordinance passed on January 11th to dissolve the union between Alabama and US

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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AUTHOR SUNDAY – The old corduroy road still runs quietly through the woods of Alabama but is not recognized for what it is

ALONG THE CORDUROY ROAD The old home place stood among large oak trees at the top of a hill, more of a rise actually,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – Secession Convention – representatives & how they voted and Mr. Whatley’s test

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…