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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 + White House of Confederacy reception was was eloquent in its earnest simplicity in 1900

BEAUTIFUL RECEPTION AT FIRST WHITE HOUSE OF THE CONFEDERACY Montgomery Advertiser, October 7th, 19001 The reception at the Jeff Davis House on Lee Street,…

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Sketch of Pettus’ Brigade by Gen. Edmund Winston Pettus of Selma

SKETCH OF PETTUS' BRIGADE. By Gen. Edmund Winston Pettus,1 Of Selma. (Transcription from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society, Volume 2, 1898) Head Qrs. Pettus Brigade,2 Camp near Dalton, Georgia…

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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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Photograph of Gen. Basil Duke ca. 1860 who was the brother-in-law of Gen. John Hunt Morgan & others

(Below are some photographs with information I discovered while doing some research that might be beneficial to other researchers. Subscribe to the daily email…

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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…