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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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Dunking the Yankee in an Artesian spring….funny story!

The Adventures (or MISadventures) of Lily by Becki McAnnally Another chapter in the (mis)adventures of my grandmother, Lily. This story involves a “Yankee” visitor…

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PATRON – Winston County, Alabama – Newspaper accounts from 1890 reveal much about politics in Alabama before & after the War Between the States

Winston County, Alabama's opposition to the Confederacy is briefly mentioned in the novels To Kill a Mockingbird   and Paper Moon: A Novel (formerly Addie Pray) Tap…

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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 1874 -1875

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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Blue Mountain in Calhoun County, Alabama was once a supply and training center for Confederate soldiers

Blue Mountain in Calhoun County, Alabama was once a supply and training center for Confederate soldiers. Blue Mountain is located in the northern suburbs…

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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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…