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Days Gone By - stories from the past

This Alabama town set an example for the nation in this 1943 film and glimpse of the past

During World War II, many people moved to nearby Sylacauga to work in the defense plant. They came from all over the nation and the area was…

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Biography: Brig. Gen. William Flank Perry born March 12, 1823 – photograph

Happy Birthday! BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM FLANK PERRY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1823 - 1901) Chambers, Talladega and Macon Counties, Alabama General William Flank Perry was…

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BIOGRAPHY: Augustus Holmes Alston born November 17, 1847 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! AUGUSTUS HOLMES ALSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1847-1918) Barbour County, Alabama Augustus Holmes Alston was a lawyer, and supernumerary circuit judge. He was…

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The Masonic Apron – a true story – this happened frequently during the Civil War

The Masonic Apron by Vicky Clemmons My deep love and devotion for the older generations have always been evident by the company I keep,…

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BIOGRAPHY: Abram Mordecai Revolutionary War soldier born October 24, 1755 – photographs

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ABRAM MORDECAI BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1755-1849) Montgomery and Tallapoosa County,…

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Patron+ Alabama sent many volunteer soldiers in search of Pancho Villa after he attacked a town in New Mexico in 1916 [photographs]

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Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Last Confederate Reunion in Alabama was held in September 1944 – all the men were in their 90s [see story & photographs]

(This has been exactly transcribed as written in 1944  in The Alabama Historical Quarterly) LAST CONFEDERATE REUNION What will probably prove to be the last…