Monthly Archives: May 2014

Memorial Day, 2014

By | 2018-01-15T16:19:13+00:00 May 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

As we pause to give thanks for those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of this great nation, I want to pay tribute to our military and to their families. How blessed this country is, that we have been [...]

The “Big Bang” in the Civil War

By | 2018-01-15T16:19:13+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|

I eagerly await the monthly United Daughters of the Confederacy magazine as it is always edifying about the War Between the States, of which, if you are a regular reader of this blog, you know I am a dedicated aficionado. I [...]

The House in which Jeff Davis Lived

By | 2015-01-13T02:34:46+00:00 May 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|

There is always something going on at the First White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery. Currently, in addition to something like six tours of school children daily, we are very excited that the flat roof on the back of [...]

Jefferson Davis Birthday Celebration Coming Up

By | 2015-01-13T02:34:46+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

 June 3rd  will be the 206th birthday commemoration of Confederate President Jefferson Davis' birth, and we will celebrate it as usual at the First White House with a brief speech by Tyrone Crowley of Prattville, Alabama at 11:00. Birthday cake will [...]

Civil War to Civil Rights, Boost to Montgomery

By | 2015-01-13T02:34:46+00:00 May 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

 Montgomery, Alabama has been named the Best Historic City in the United States according to an online poll by travel website 10Best sponsored by USA Today, and reported Thursday, May 1, 2014, in the Montgomery Advertiser.The Advertiser reported "The city beat out [...]