Civil War

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S.F1, D2, Folder 50

  • "The Alabama, the Confederate Cruiser's last engagement, How she was sunk by the Kearsarge off the French Coast" Gainesville Messenger, Friday, July 2, 1886

  • Alabama Historical Quarterly, volume 23, 1961, pages 190-205

  • Amason, George article

  • "A Boy's Recollection of the Civil War" by W.O. Hart

  • "The Brooke Guns from Selma" by Walter W. Stephen from Alabama Historical Quarterly, volume 20, 1958, pages 462-475

  • Brown, John E. article

  • "Buckner at Fort Donelson" Our Southern Home, October 22, 1896

  • "Cannon fired at window and trees across the river" by Judi Johnston, Home Record, article written sometime after 1940

  • "Confederate Forces" Livingston Journal, December 3, 1875

  • "Confederate Mailmen didn't always get through" by Paul R. Coppock, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Sunday, Oct. 20, 1974

  • "The Confederate Note"

  • "From a Texas veteran" by W.H. Hodges, The Weekly Press, York, AL, 4-23-1915

  • "Gainesville Gleanings" 11/11/1926

  • Herr, Captain B.F. article

  • Holt, T.G. article

  • Houston, Matthew C. article

  • Lacy, Captain Elisha article

  • "One Confederate Left" Sumter County, 11/11/1926

  • "Recollections of a Confederate Private" by S.Q. Hale

  • "Reminiscences of a veteran" by B.F. Cobb, Southern Home, 11/10/1901

  • "Shiloh's Battle Field" Livingston Journal, January 12, 1888

  • "Some interesting experiences of the Civil War" by B. F. Cobb

  • "Strange coincidence, the war began and ended in this house"

  • "War as I saw it, 1861-1865" by Frank L. Richardson, Louisiana Historical Quarterly, volume 6, January 1923  

S.F1, D2, Folder 51

Article: 100 Years Ago

  • May 17, 1862

  • May 24, 1862

  • June 7, 1862

  • June 21, 1862

  • June 28, 1862

  • July 5, 1862

  • July 12, 1862

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  • August 9, 1862

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  • August 30, 1862

  • September 13, 1862

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  • September 27, 1862

  • October 4, 1862

  • October 11, 1862

  • October 25, 1862

  • November 8, 1862

  • November 15, 1862

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  • October 18, 1862

  • November 1, 1862

  • January 3, 1863

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  • January 17, 1863

  • January 28, 1863

  • February 14, 1863

  • February 28, 1863

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  • March 14, 1863

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  • April 4, 1863

  • April 11, 1863

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  • August 1, 1863

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  • August 29, 1863

  • September 4, 1863

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  • October 31, 1863

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  • December 5, 1863

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  • January 2, 1864

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  • January 30, 1864

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  • February 27, 1864

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  • March 26, 1864

  • April 12, 1864

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  • April 30, 1864

  • May 7, 1864

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  • May 28, 1864

  • June 4, 1864

  • June 14, 1864

  • June 18, 1864

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  • July 2, 1864

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  • September 24, 1864

  • October 1, 1864

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  • October 29, 1864

  • November 5, 1864

  • November 12, 1864

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  • December 3, 1864

  • December 10, 1864

  • December 17, 1864

  • December 31, 1864

  • January 7, 1865

  • January 14, 1865

  • January 28, 1865

  • February 4, 1865

  • March 4, 1865

  • March 11, 1865

  • March 18, 1865

 

S.F1, D2, Folder 52

  • Battle of Spotsylvania C.H. as described by the correspondent of the London Herald, Richmond, May 25, 1864

  • Casualties: October 3, 1865, Chickamauga - Sumter Warriors

  • List of Alabamians removed from the Battlefield of Chickamauga and vicinity to the State Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia including names, company, and regiment, Livingston Journal, March 22, 1872

  • Location and classification and dates of military events in Alabama, 1861-1865, an official publication of the Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission

S.F1, D2, Folder 53

  • Census or enumeration of Confederate Soldiers residing in Alabama, 1907 - Sumter County

S.F1, D2, Folder 54

  • Confederate Bonds

S.F1, D2, Folder 55

  • 123 burials in Confederate Section of Old Cemetery, Gainesville, AL

  • Confederate Burials volume VI, compiled by Robert E. Smith, Gainesville City Cemetery

  • Civil War soldiers buried in unmarked graves in Boyd Cemetery

  • Confederate Veterans buried in Siloam

  • Confederate Veterans buried in York Cemetery

  • Graves of Alabama Confederates, James W. Jennings, January 19, 1880

  • Memorial services held at [York] Cemetery last Sunday PM, Sumter County Journal, June 9, 1932

  • Odd Fellows

  • Some Confederate Burials, Myrtlewood Cemetery, Livingston, AL

  • Some Confederate Burials, Shady Grove Cemetery, Sumter County

  • Williams Cemetery

  • Williams - Gibbs Cemetery

S.F1, D2, Folder 56

Correspondence

  • An act to protect all persons in the United States in their civil rights, and furnish the means of their vindication, Washington, July 21, 1866

  • Executive Department letter about War Tax from John Gill Shorter, May 21, 1862

  • Head Quarters 3d military district orders no. 1, Montgomery, AL, April 1, 1867

  • Letter from F. M. Ramer, circa July 1, 1882

  • Letter from Gainesville, AL, April 27, 1865

  • Letter from Codger, Vicksburg, MS, 1862

  • Proclamation by Alabama Governor John Gill Shorter, March 1, 1862

  • Proclamation to all soldiers in this department absent from their commands without leave from Lieut. Gen. Polk in Demopolis, April 16, 1864

S.F1, D2, Folder 57

Davis, Jefferson

  • "Jefferson Davis", an address by Honorable John H. Pinson, Geiger, AL

  • Jefferson Davis' capture by William Preston Johnson

S.F1, D2, Folder 58

Deserters

  • "Canty's Brigade", a list of deserters and a notice of the thirty dollars reward that will be paid for their capture 

S.F1, D2, Folder 59

Forest, Nathan Bedford

  • Campaigns of General Forest

  • "Clash of Genius: Forest vs. Wilson in the Nashville Campaign" William S. Fitzgerald, Confederate Veteran, January - February 1992

  • Dennis, Elias Smith biography

  • "Forest at Brice's Crossroads" Richard Chace, Southern Partisan

  • "Forest Monument Unveiling" Our Southern Home, April 25, 1923

  • "General Forrest's last speech" Our Southern Home, July 7, 1909

  • "General Nathan Bedford Forrest [issues last order]" Gainesville Dispatch, Nov. 22, 1877

  • "Historic Old Gainesville" Southern Home, Jan. 24, 1923

  • Jackson, William "Red" Hicks biography

  • McCollum, Capt. D surrender paper

  • New International Encyclopedia article, 1917

  • "Unveiling of Forrest monument" Our Southern Home, 3/28/1923

S.F1, D2, Folder 60

Freedmen's Bureau/ Relief Efforts

  • Circular no. 10 from the War Department, August 22, 1868

  • Commissioner Cruikshank's letter about delivering supplies to the indigent

  • families of the state, February 1, 1866 

  • Commissioner Cruikshank's letter about rations, March 30, 1866

  • Families of Soldiers 1865

  • Ration returns for destitute citizens for March and June 1866

  • Survey of Families for Relief, Confederate Soldiers, Sumter County, AL, 1865

S.F1, D2, Folder 61

Hospitals

  • Buckner Hospital, Gainesville, AL

  • Confederate Hospital at Lauderdale, MS

  • Deaths of Confederate Soldiers in Confederate Hospitals, Gainesville, AL

  • Gainesville's 3 Hospitals

  • Memories of Fannie A. Beers, Buckner Hospital, Gainesville, AL

  • Old Academy, Yankee Street, Gainesville, AL, used as a hospital during the Civil War

  • "Reavis Hospital" August 9, 1862

  • Red Warehouse Lot

  • "Red Warehouse Hospital" Gainesville Independent, June 28, 1962

S.F1, D2, Folder 62

Maps

  • Battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and Fredericksburg, May 2-4, 1863

  • Battlefields of Virginia, 1898

  • Railroads of the Civil War, circa 1861

  • War in Alabama, 1861-1865

 

S.F1, D2, Folder 63

Miscellaneous

  • "Civil War Centennial Celebration Saturday at Gainesville Site", Sumter County Journal, May 13, 1965

  • Douglas and Lincoln on the Negro

  • Sales receipts for some bacon, Confederate States, 1865

  • "Welcome to Sumter County's Civil War Centennial" May 15, 1965, Gainesville 

  • "Why President Lincoln was assassinated" Gainesville News, Dec. 17, 1870

S.F1, D2, Folder 64

Monuments

  • Allison, William name added to Confederate Monument in Livingston

  • Chapel dedicated to Confederacy, Sumter County Sun, August 29, 1912

  • Confederate Monument, Our Southern Home, May 6, 1908

  • Confederate Monument at Livingston, Sumter County, AL, June 30, 1909

  • Confederate Square Cemetery, Gainesville, AL

  • Gun raised for glory, Don McDaniel, Tuscaloosa News, August 31, 1995

  • Letter from Jud Arrington to James Harris about the names on the Confederate Monument and the Stonewall Rangers

  • Names of Civil War Veterans on Confederate Monument

  • Sumter Chapter Daughters of the Confederacy list, Our Southern Home, July 7, 1909

  • Unveiling of Confederate Monument, Gainesville Times, June 9, 1909

  • Unveiling of Confederate Monument, Our Southern Home, June 9, 1909

  • Unveiling of Confederate Monument at Livingston, Sumter County Call

S.F1, D2, Folder 65

Pensions

  • Confederate Pensions granted document, no date

  • Confederate Pensioners, Southern Home, March 13, 1935

  • Confederate Pensioners of Sumter County, Southern Home, 1/27/1926

  • List of Confederate pensioners of Sumter County, AL on January 1, 1923

  • Names of parties on the pension list of Sumter County, AL, Southern Home, January 15, 1920

  • Names of parties on the pension list of Sumter County, AL, Southern Home, January 28, 1920

  • Pensioners, Southern Home, 11/13/1901

S.F1, D2, Folder 66

Poll Lists

  • A list of the votes for President, Vice President, and Congressman, November 1861

  • Brewersville

  • Cuba

  • Intercourse

  • Jones Bluff

  • Livingston

  • Warsaw 

S.F1, D2, Folder 67

Prisoners of War

  • 42,293 from the Army of the Department of Alabama, General Richard Taylor surrendered and were released on parole Nov. 22, 1865, Battles and leaders of the Civil War, Vol. IV

  • Roll of Prisoners of War surrendered and paroled at Gainesville, May 9, 1865

  • Roster of the North Sumter Rifles

S.F1, D2, Folder 68

Reconstruction

  • "Billings contemplated raid on Alabama", Livingston Journal, September 18, 1871

  • The Billings Murder, Livingston Journal, August 7, 1874

  • [The Billings Murder], Livingston Journal, August 21, 1874

  • Choutteau - Coblentz Affair, Gainesville News, August 19, 1869

  • Conyngham letter, April 8, 1867

  • Conyngham letter, April 16, 1867

  • General Hardee's letter about freight, April 19, 1867

  • General Orders from SC. Greene, November 9, 1867

  • General Orders from Wager Swayne

  • Special Orders, June 29, 1867

  • Patton, Meline, and Green letter, June 11, 1867

  • Price, Daniel's letter to the judge, July 13, 1870

  • Slanders Refuted, Livingston Journal, August 28, 1874

  • Special orders, no. 56, June 29, 1867

  • Stanbery, Henry and R.M. Patton letter, July 24, 1867

  • Swayne, Wager letter, May 15, 1867

  • Williams letter, July 3, 1867

S.F1, D2, Folder 69

Soldiers

  • The Bigbee Guards

  • Brief historical sketches of military organizations raised in Alabama during the Civil War

  • Casualties, June 28, 1862

  • Company A - 35th Mississippi regiment roll

  • Company A. - 36th Alabama Regiment

  • Company C of the 54th Alabama regiment (1861) membership roll

  • Company D, Jeff Davis Legion Roster

  • Gainesville Rifles organization, December 24, 1859

  • The Griffin Rifle Company of DeSotoville, AL

  • List of killed and wounded, Gainesville Independent, July 12, 1862

  • North Sumter Rifles roster, Gainesville Independent, March 15, 1862

  • North Sumter Troopers, Gainesville Independent, August 1, 1863

  • South Sumter Guards

  • Stonewall Rangers, Gainesville Independent, September 12, 1863

  • Sumter Warriors, Gainesville Independent, March 15, 1862

S.F1, D2, Folder 70

Soldiers, 36th Alabama Infantry

  • 36th Alabama Infantry, "Sumter County Warriors"

  • Another look at Henry Wentz

  • Braxton Bragg and the Army of Tennessee

  • Kopple's Korner

  • Thoughts from the second sergeant's stool

  • Westbrook Cub Scouts Pack 38 - Blue and Gold Celebration

  • "Wit and wisdom of the Civil War" Soldiers and the homefront

  • '93 Schedule of events

  • 40th Alabama regiment camp, March 21, 1864

  • Gainesville Rifles organization, December 24, 1859

  • Governor's proclamation, March 1, 1862

  • Historical Sketch of the 36th Alabama Infantry Regiment, 1862 - 1865, by William Stanley Hoole, Confederate Veteran III, 206, July, 1895

  • The New Company, March 15, 1862

  • The New Company casualties, June 28, 1862

  • The New Company list of killed and wounded, Gainesville Independent, July 12, 1862

  • North Sumter Rifles, June 22, 1861

  • North Sumter Rifles casualties, September 29, 1862

  • "Sumter Warriors" Gainesville Independent, March 1, 1862

  • "Sumter Warriors" Gainesville Independent, March 15, 1862

  • Sumter Warriors list

  • "Sumter Warriors" Gainesville Independent, October 3, 1863

  • Sumter Warriors casualties at Chickamauga, October 3, 1865

S.F1, D2, Folder 70.1

Soldiers:  North Sumter Rifles

  • Rosters

  • Flags

  • Casualties

S.F1, D2, Folder 71        

Soldiers - miscellaneous

  • 5th Alabama, Col. R. E. Rhodes, Organized in Montgomery

  • Chickamauga

  • Company A, 5th Battalion, Alabama volunteer infantry, Army of Northern

  • Virginia, Sumter County, AL North Sumter Rifles, Muster roll including later enlistments and tranS.Fers, organized at Gainesville, AL May 26, 1861

  • Company C

  • Company K

  • Confederate Soldiers killed or died in service (one page list)

  • Dent's Company, Company G. 5th Alabama partial list

  • Gay, Ann thank you note to Jud Arrington

  • Harwell, Private James Daniel parole order

  • Index cards

  • 5th Alabama Battalion

  • 8th Alabama Cavalry

  • 8th Alabama Infantry

  • Confederate Soldiers

  • Confederate materials

  • Officers of Companies assembled at Demopolis

  • List [of soldiers, I assume]

  • Kirkland, William from Spratt's History of Livingston

  • Names of men going to War Between the States from Old Payneville

  • Stone's Company, Company D, Jeff Davis Legion of Cavalry, first organized as Sumter Mounted Rifles

  • Sumter County, AL C.S.A. units

  • Youngest Confederate Veteran, Sumter County Sentinel, August 19, 1899

S.F1, D2, Folder 72

Soldiers - 40th Alabama Regiment

  • The 40th Alabama, Mobile Evening News, June 24, 1864

  • 40th Alabama Regiment, Mobile Evening News, June 24, 1864

  • 40th Alabama Regiment Camp list of people who were not allowed to vote and wanted to express their preferences for J.W. Manett for Sheriff of Sumter County, March 21, 1864

  • Company C, 40th Alabama Infantry, The McCulloch Avengers, Sumter County, 1862 - 1865, roster of officers and privates

  • The flag of the 40th Alabama, Livingston Journal, June 22, 1894

  • Flags of the 40th Alabama Infantry

  • Index card, 40th Alabama Regiment

  • Memorandum by a private of the 40th Alabama beginning with May 6, 1864 and ending with August 28th 1864

  • Military organizations raised in Alabama during the Civil War from booklet by Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission - 1962

  • Some reminiscences in the 40th Alabama regiment, Cuba Banner, April 1895

 

S.F1, D2, Folder 72.1

Civil War: Veterans

  • "Andersonville as it was", Livingston Journal, 2-14-1876

  • Confederate Re-Union, Livingston Journal, July 18, 1890

  • Confederate Soldiers Reunion, Sumter County, AL October 14 & 15, 1889, list of ex Confederates registered for this event and their former units

  • Confederate Veterans Association - Sumter County, AL, Livingston Journal, July 31, 1891

  • Confederate Veterans of Kemper County, Nicholson - Smith

  • "Death of Confederate Veteran", Our Southern Home, Oct. 29, 1924

  • "Last Confederate Veteran passes away at Cuba", Sumter County Journal, May 6, 1943

  • List of Confederate Veterans living in Sumter County, Southern Home, Oct. 23, 1901, continued Oct. 30, 1901

  • List of Confederate Veterans living in Sumter County, 1907

  • List of ex Confederates registered for something

  • Picture of Sumter County Confederate Veterans - 1899, taken at Livingston

  • Reunion of ex Confederate Soldiers, Sumter County, AL, Livingston Journal, Oct. 25, 1889

  • "The Veterans", Livingston Journal, 7-18-1890

S.F1, D2, Folder 72.2

Civil War: United Daughters of the Confederacy

  • Confederate Veteran, no. 8, 1915

  • Lineage Book of the Alabama Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, volume 1 A-C compiled under the direction of Maud McLure Kelly

  • List of some names omitted from the roster of the Sumter Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy, Livingston, AL, July 7, 1909

  • Southern Cross of Honor, general information

S.F1, D2, Folder 73

  • Weapons

  • Brooke guns, 8 inch smooth bore