Tag: DALLAS COUNTY

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Summerfield – Beautiful, rare [film, photographs & story] of a forgotten college and community in Alabama

Summerfield had many grand houses and a beautiful college in pre-Civil War, Alabama.  Denominational college for boys and girls in pre-Civil War, Alabama The…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

PATRON + A Tennessee newspaper moved often, then ceased publication in Selma, Alabama

Francis M. “Franc” Paul established the Chattanooga Daily Rebel in August 1862, after the town’s two newspapers had merged, then suspended publication earlier that year. "The Rebel was…

News - from the past & the present

AUTHOR SUNDAY – The old corduroy road still runs quietly through the woods of Alabama but is not recognized for what it is

ALONG THE CORDUROY ROAD The old home place stood among large oak trees at the top of a hill, more of a rise actually,…

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…