Tag: Military

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Muster Roll, Tallassee Guards, Indian War 1836

This petition to the Governor and the list of those who volunteered to make up the Guards, is from the archives of the Indian…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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

Mexican Revolution In 1910, a revolution in Mexico began. All across Mexico, volunteers aligned with different factions, and Pancho Villa aligned with Francisco I.…

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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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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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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…