Tag: Civil War

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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…

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PATRON + Governor Shorter’s official call to for volunteer troops to serve for three years in the Confederacy on Feb. 19, 1862.

(Excerpt transcribed from The Daily Huntsville Confederate, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, Feb. 19, 1862) PROCLAMATION By the Governor of Alabama EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA…

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Four portraits of Captains who served in the Confederacy during the Civil War with links to source

Below are four captains who served in the Civil War for the Confederacy. We are publishing photographs of interest to researchers on Alabama Pioneers. To…

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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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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+ THROWBACK THURSDAY: April 26, 1872 – the Confederate Monument was dedicated in Greensboro for soldiers lost in Civil War

The History of the Confederate Monuments in Greensboro1 (Published in 1908) After several years of agitation and earnest work, the citizens of Greensboro raised…

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Do you know which school [click to see films & pics] in Alabama still exists after four moves, two fires, the Civil War and a name change?

Founded in 1833, on a farm near Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama. The College was first opened in 1833 as a manual labor institution as a…

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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…