Tag: Confederacy

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PATRON – This article from 1861 describes what volunteers for service in the Confederacy had to furnish from home

During the War Between the States, men who volunteered for service from the South had to furnish their own clothing and equipment while in…

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Alabama Convention proceedings and members of the Democratic and Anti-Know-Nothing Party in 1856

(Transcribed from The Clarke County Democrat, Grove Hill, Alabama, January 31, 1856) PROCEEDINGS OF THE DEMOCRATIC and ANTI-KNOW NOTHING CONVENTION, Held in Montgomery, Jan.…

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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…

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PATRON – Ladies Hospital Association Meeting was held in Masonic Hall in Claiborne, Alabama in 1864

(Excerpt transcribed from The Claiborne Southerner (Claiborne, Alabama) September 16, 1864) LADIES' HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION MEETING HELD AT MASONIC HALL, CLAIBORNE, ALA. AUG. 24TH 1864…

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PATRON + First Confederate Provisional Congress was held in Montgomery in 1861 [see photographs, transcripts & names of participants]

On January 11, 1861, the Alabama Secession Convention passed an Ordinance of Secession, declaring Alabama a "Sovereign and Independent State." By a vote of…

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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…