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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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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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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…

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PATRON+ THROWBACK THURSDAY: April 26, 1872 – the Confederate Monument was dedicated in Greensboro for soldiers lost in Civil War

The History of the Confederate Monuments in Greensboro1 (Published in 1908) After several years of agitation and earnest work, the citizens of Greensboro raised…