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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…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers payment for lost limbs -Feb. 1877

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 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…

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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…

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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…