Tag: Confederacy

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PATRON – CSS Alabama’s last fight by Captain Kell -written in 1885 [see film & pics]

THE SINKING OF THE ALABAMA By ALFRED IVERSON BRANHAM (Interview was conducted about 1885 in Sunny Side, Georgia and printed in the Atlanta Constitution…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

These veterans showed much dignity and respect toward each other as they put the Civil War behind them [vintage pictures & film]

On July 1-3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg was fought during the Civil War. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The University of Alabama was burned a week before the end of the War Between the States – [see story, pics, and PODCAST]

Southern Cadets in Action (This letter has been transcribed from The Century 1890 – Volume 39 – Harvard College Magazine Monthly) In his sketch…

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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…