Monthly Archives: August 2012

Jefferson Davis – What You May Not Know

By | August 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|

Jefferson Davis was a well-known figure long before he became President of the Confederate States of America. He was a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served as a member of Congress from Mississippi, first [...]

Civil War Battles Fought in Alabama

By | August 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|

There were seven Battles fought in Alabama, very few compared with other Southern States. Virgina, as we know had the most fought, with 122. We were most fortunate to be as far away from most major Campaigns as we were. Tennessee fought 38 [...]

What Happened on August 22, 1862?

By | August 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|

I think you will find this article from the Internet very interesting as to what happened on August 22, 1862 (150 years ago today)Friday Aug. 22 1862PRESIDENT PREACHES TO PROLIFIC PRESSMANThree days ago Horace Greely, writing in his New York [...]

Confederate Flags Conserved at Alabama Archives

By | August 21st, 2012|Uncategorized|

There is an article in the summer 2012 edition of the ADAH news abut restoring the Confederate battle flags. Because for years the Civil War battle flags were improperly stored or displayed, Bob Bradley, Chief Curator of Archives knew something [...]

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