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MAP: Alabama: 1878

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S44

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


This large scale map, entitled Gray's New Map of Alabama, was first issued by Frank A. Gray in 1878 and later updated with the latest 1880 census population data. Our copy was reproduced from an original issued about 1881. The map locates counties, railway lines, rivers and creeks and many small villages and towns. Ideal for locating small settlements in this Gulf Coast state.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

Alabama: History of a Deep South

By: N/A

Price: $32.95

Publisher: ALU:

Seller ID: 307141

Condition: ALU


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MAP: Alabama 1853

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: F01

Condition: 8.5x11” acid-free, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original


8.5x11” acid-free, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Alabama and Georgia Circa 1825

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S08

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

Selected Final [Revolutionary] Pension Payment Vouchers 1818 - 1864: Alabama: Decatur—Huntsville—Mobile—Tuscaloosa

By: Alycon Trubey Pierce, CG

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: P0013

ISBN: 1888265132

Condition: 119 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1997, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, vi+113 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In the 1960s the National Archives staff culled out selected "settled accounts" that had genealogical value from the pension payments (these are records not found in the pension application files). These are the records for the Alabama pension office, they cover Revolutionary War pensions for the most part but include other wars. They include such information as remarriage of widows, places and length of residence.119 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1997, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, vi+113 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Too Little Too Late: Compiled Military Service Records of the 63rd Alabama Infantry CSA with Rosters of Some Companies of the 89th, 94th and 95th Alabama Militia CSA

By: Arthur E. Green

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)

Seller ID: G1988

ISBN: 0788419889

Condition: 234 pages, 8.5x11, (2001), 2008, 8.5x11, paper, alphabetical, 234 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


An interesting and useful genealogical research aide, this unit history contains the records of 1,133 young Alabama men who joined the war late, fought in battle and were captured at Blakeley, Alabama. Upon capture, they were sent as prisoners to Ship Island near Biloxi, Mississippi. Of these young men, many being 17 or younger, almost all survived the war, which makes their records interesting and important to researchers. This work contains muster rolls and rosters, and service records for the 2nd Alabama Regiment Reserves, which was organized in August 1864. Its designation changed between ... View more info

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Genealogical Abstracts from The Banner, 1893, in Clanton, Chilton County, Alabama

By: Charlene Vinson

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: V1325

ISBN: 0788413252

Condition: 364 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 364 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This work contains a wealth of information extracted from microfilmed copies of The Banner newspaper, published in Clanton, Chilton County, Alabama. The 1893 coverage is complete with the exception of February 16 and 23, March 16 and 23, and May 11. Articles not possessing genealogical value have been given brief attention, but are not fully transcribed. All articles and advertisements of genealogical value, even those that could not be fully transcribed, have been included. Variations in the spelling of names have been maintained and each variation is indexed. Some sections included are: "... View more info

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Genealogical Abstracts From The Autauga Citizen, 1853, in Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama

By: Charlene Vinson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: V1553

ISBN: 0788415530

Condition: 226 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2000), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Ms. Vinson has abstracted and compiled articles of genealogical value from microfilmed copies of Prattville's weekly newspaper-a treasure trove of information on Alabama families and a glimpse of our world in 1853 as viewed through southern eyes. Shifting county lines, following the publication of this newspaper, make this volume of interest to genealogists researching ancestors in Autauga, Elmore or Chilton Counties. Elmore County was established in 1866 and included an eastern section of Autauga. Chilton, formed in 1868, annexing a northern portion of Autauga. Articles are arranged chronolog... View more info

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Genealogical Abstracts From The Autauga Citizen, 1854, In Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama

By: Charlene Vinson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: V1687

ISBN: 0788416871

Condition: 237 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5?x8?, paper, 237 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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The Alabama Bomber Boys: Unlocking Memories of Alabamians Who Bombed the Third Reich

By: Donald E. Wilson

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: W4682

ISBN: 0788446827

Condition: 188 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 188 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Memories of the horrors of war are often sealed forever in the minds of the participants. Alabama Bomber Boys is the story of some sixty World War II veterans who, after six decades, opened their minds to tell today's generation, especially our youth, of their horrendous experiences in four engine bombers in the frigid skies over Hitler's Europe. Through previously unpublished oral and written accounts they discuss the pre-war Alabama culture from which they came, the culture in Britain where they lived and from which they flew, and the transition of the Eighth Air Force from an impotent bombe... View more info

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A Third Life, A Novel

By: G. Owen McGinnis

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2006)

Seller ID: M4125

ISBN: 0788441256

Condition: 324 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2006), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, 324 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This extensively researched historical novel is a blend of oral tradition and historical fact. It explores a moral dilemma for a farm family struggling to survive reconstruction in northeast Alabama in 1870. Dr. McGinnis’ vivid portrayal of the land, the people and the period will allow readers to see the surroundings and hear the words of a different time. Do we give away the plot and tell readers about the terrible decision the family has to make? Do we say that in the middle of the book the protagonist finds his nation is lost, his right arm is gone, and he is five hundred miles from... View more info

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First Alabama Cavalry, USA: Homage to Patriotism

By: Glenda McWhirter Todd

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: T1198

ISBN: 0788411985

Condition: 442 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 442 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Microcopy Number 276 of the National Archives Microfilm Publications contains 10 rolls of microfilm which include the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the First Regiment of Alabama Cavalry. This regiment is the only organization of Union troops from Alabama for which the National Archives has separate compiled service records, except those organizations redesignated as US Colored Troops. These men not only fought in the Civil War, but fought for what they believed in. Many of the men in the First Cavalry lived in Northwest Alabama and did not approve of the sec... View more info

Freemen And Colored Marriage Records, 1865-1890, Sumter County, Alabama

By: Gwendolyn Lynette Hester

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1996)

Seller ID: H0443

ISBN: 788404431

Condition: 322 pages, 8.5x11, (1996), 2008, 8?x11, paper, alphabetical, 322 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Containing over 6,000 marriage records, this book is a valuable tool to the Sumter County researcher who is examining Black genealogy. These are some of the earliest records in existence of the county's freedmen and freedwomen, and the first complete listing of all African-American marriages recorded in this county between 1865 and 1890. The main body of this new work in an index, organized by the surnames of both brides and grooms, which gives their full names, license and marriage dates, and the book and page numbers of the original record books. Appendix A contains transcripts of handwritte... View more info

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The WPA Guide to 1930s Alabama

By: Harvey H. Jackson III

Price: $24.95

Publisher: University of Alabama Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 310282

ISBN: 0-8173-1028-2

Condition: 584 pages, paperback / softcover, University of Alabama Press


A fascinating time capsule, this classic guide captures Alabama at a critical moment in its history between the Great Depression and World War II and its aftermath.The WPA guide to Alabama provides a unique snapshot of 1930s Alabama life and culture. Like the other state guides in the WPA's American Guide Series, it features essays on history, economy, people, folkways, education, and other characteristics of the state, as well as general information about the towns and cities. Fifteen suggested automobile tours encourage visitors and residents to explore every corner of the state, from th... View more info

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Lower Piedmont Country: The Uplands of the Deep South

By: Herman C. Nixon

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Alabama Press: 1984

Edition: 1984

Seller ID: 30214X

ISBN: 0-8173-0214-X

Condition: 296 pages, paperback, University of Alabama Press


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The Seventeenth Alabama Infantry: A Regimental History and Roster

By: Illene D. Thompson and Wilbur E. Thompson

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: T1969

ISBN: 0788419692

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This work provides a remarkable account of the involvement of the 17th Alabama Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. The 17th Regiment was organized September 5, 1861, at Montgomery, Alabama. The 17th was mustered into the Confederate Army with a full regiment of ten companies and approximately 900 men. This book explores personal aspects of the soldiers as well as their reactions to events surrounding them. Much of their story is told using their own words, where available, from diaries, letters and military reports. Descriptions of the following military assignments are included: the coastal d... View more info

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Perry Volunteers in the Mexican War: Perry County, Alabama, First Regiment of Alabama Volunteers 1846-1847 and the Mexican War Diary of Captain William G. Coleman

By: J. Hugh LeBaron

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: L2267

ISBN: 0788422677

Condition: 232 pages, 8.5x11, (2002), 2008, 8.5x11, paper, index, 232 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is not the type of narrative one normally expects to find about the Mexican War. It is in a rare class because it is concerned with the Mexican War adventures of a single company of soldiers from Perry County, Alabama, who left the comforts of home to serve their country in Texas and Mexico at a time of national crisis. They campaigned in Mexico at Matamoros, Camargo, Tampico, the siege of Vera Cruz, the Alvarado expedition and Jalapa, Mexico. The author traces the service of these Alabama patriots from the day they left home until their return and beyond. Genealogists and historians will... View more info

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Early Settlers of Alabama with Notes and Genealogies

By: James Edmonds Saunders

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1899)

Seller ID: S4738

ISBN: 0788447386

Condition: 584 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1899), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 584 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The book opens with a selection of correspondence that will acquaint readers with James Edmonds Saunders. The first section of this book contains recollections of the early settlers of north Alabama; touching on a wide variety of topics and numerous individuals. The second portion of the book, by Mrs. Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs (the author's granddaughter), is devoted to Notes and Genealogies on the following families: Banks, Bankhead, Bibb, Billups, Blair, Cantzon, Clay, Coleman, Cox, Du Bose, Dudley, Dunn, Elliott, Flint, Foster, Fry, Gholson, Goode, Gray, Harris, Hill, Hopkins, Lanier,... View more info

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Those Gallant Men of the Twenty-Eighth Alabama Confederate Infantry Regiment

By: James H. Walker and Robert Curren

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: W0740

ISBN: 0788407406

Condition: 398 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 398 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The authors provide a thorough listing of 1,648 men who belonged to the 28th Alabama Confederate Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, and vividly describe the gallant men's lives before, during and after the conflict. The regiment was composed of ten companies of men, recruited from eight central Alabama counties: Blount, Dallas, Jefferson, Marshall, Perry, Shelby, Talladega and Walker. Some of the men were from plantations in the wealthy "black belt" region of Alabama, while others were from poor "one mule farms" from the hill country of the state. This work includes the di... View more info

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Up Before Daylight: Life Histories from the Alabama Writers' Project, 1938-1939

By: James S. Brown

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Alabama Press: 1982

Seller ID: 300996

ISBN: 0-8173-0099-6

Condition: 280 pages, University of Alabama Press


These compelling accounts of hard times and hard work reveal human courage, dignity, and resilience from a generation that endured the Great Depression. One achievement of the 1930s Federal Writers' Project was its ambitious collection of life histories based on interviews with southern workers and farmers. For Up before Daylight James Seay Brown chose 28 of the more than 100 accounts from throughout Alabama as a rich sampling--from the Tennessee Valley to the Gulf Coast and from cities as well as rural regions. First published in 1982, Up before Daylight is now available in a reprint ... View more info