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Collection: Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama

Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0002 in the work RSG00694_f04_Q0000137173_Q0000137175, saying “Leroy Pope Walker (1817-1884) was the first of five men to serve as Confederate Secretary of War. He served from Feb 1862 to Sept 1861.”Note Added
Susan R
Susan R added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00249_f11_Q0000134489, saying “Needs review”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0003 in the work RSG00694_f04_Q0000137145_Q0000137147, saying “Note: This and other documents pertaining to E. C. Bullock may have been donated to ADAH by Mary Foy Pitts Moulthrup (1889-1958), wife of Albert Moulthrup (1884-1945). Albert was the son of Sallie Bullock Moulthrup, daughter of E. C. Bullock. He...”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f04_Q0000137140, saying “Note: This may be Sardine Graham Stone, Jr. (1841-1900). If so, he resigned from the U. S. Navy at the secession of Alabama but was not in Infantry very long as he was assigned to the Confederate States Navy at Mobile. The story of his service, ca...”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0010 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136821_Q0000136832, saying “Note: A 'Muller' as listed on line 6 is a stone or heavy weight used for grinding pigments for paint.”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0011 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136821_Q0000136832, saying “Note: A 'Swedge' as listed on line 9 is a tool used for making grooves on horseshoes.”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0012 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136821_Q0000136832, saying “Note: A 'Flannel Sack Coat' as listed on line 12 was a loose-fitting jacket that extended to below the hip. ”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0009 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136821_Q0000136832, saying “Note: The first item on this page is a CROZE. A croze is a cooper's tool used to cut a groove around the inside of barrels to hold the top and bottom barrelheads in place. (The word croze is often used as the name of the groove itself).”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f04_Q0000137108_Q0000137109, saying “Note: Bellefonte, Alabama is currently classified as a Ghost Town. It was founded in 1821, served as County Seat of Jackson County until 1868. The town was abandoned in the early 1920's.”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136864_Q0000136865, saying “Reviewer/Editor: The writer uses the word "Soi-disant". The word is French and was first used in American texts and writing in the mid-18th Century. It was used as a disparaging term for someone who thinks they are something they are not. He also...”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136861_Q0000136863, saying “Reviewer/Editor: The writer uses the words 'cribbed' and 'ligaturned'. Cribbed is an archaic word meaning 'restrained' and ligaturned is a seldom used term meaning 'bound tightly'. In the context of this letter, both are correct words to use.”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136817, saying “Editor/Historian: There is a date discrepancy in this letter. The header date is Feb 4, 1861; but the letter details funds disbursed to Feb 28, 1861. Could this have been actually written on March 4, 1861 and misdated by the writer? ”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0002 in the work RSG00694_f03_Q0000136807_Q0000136809, saying “The General McRea referred to in this letter may possibly be in fact General COLIN J. RAE (1812-1877)”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0002 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137101_Q0000137103, saying “Melancthon Smith (1829-1881) has an interesting history. For details, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/melancthon_smith_(confederate officer)”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137066_Q0000137067, saying “Hon A. A. Coleman, to whom this is written, was probably Augustus Aurelius Coleman (1825-1910) a Circuit Court Judge in Alabama. He later served as Colonel in the 40th Alabama Infantry. ”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137053_Q0000137054, saying “This could possibly be Jones Mitchell Withers (1814-1890); about this time in 1861, he was an officer in the 3rd Alabama.”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0002 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137048_Q0000137050, saying “The Federal troops refused to surrender and held Fort Pickens throughout the War. Col. Tennent Lomax, Sr. (1820-1862), to whom this letter was written, became impatient, left Pensacola and returned to Alabama where he helped form the 3rd Alabama I...”Note Added
JCA-Hill1
JCA-Hill1 added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00249_f02_Q0000133108_Q0000133112, saying “This is my second transcribe. I hope I have done right duty to the transcript. ”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137028_Q0000137029, saying “Historian: It appears that this may be in fact Robert Emmet Rodes (1829-1864). The Warrior Guards were part of the 5th Alabama Regiment but the Guard's first Captain, Robert Rodes, joined R E Lee in Virginia and saw action in seven major engagemen...”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137016_Q0000137017, saying “The F. S. Lyon to whom this is addressed is Francis Strother Lyon (1800-1882) who in 1861 was a member of the Alabama State Legislature. ”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0003 in the work RSG00694_f02_Q0000137010_Q0000137013, saying “Could the author of this document be Jeremiah Clemens (1814-1865) ?”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f01_Q0000136598_Q0000136599, saying “Note: Gov. Moore misspells the word 'Hussars' as Hussors. Based on Napoleonic military style, many mounted companies (North and South) formed early in the Civil War called themselves Hussars.”Note Added
Emmy
Emmy added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00248_f18_Q0000136951_Q0000136952, saying “Note: the writing across the 1st paragraph is bleed through from the reverse side of the page, and not transcribed here.”Note Added
Emmy
Emmy added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00258_f03_Q0000142567_Q0000142569, saying “I caught that I had typed the governors name incorrectly, just as it was processing and now it's too late. For Review.”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0003 in the work RSG00694_f01_Q0000136575_Q0000136577, saying “NOTE: Powell misspells the name of Senator Jacob Collamer (1791-1865) of Vermont.”Note Added
Jireh Ray
Jireh Ray added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f05_Bell_Letters_Q0000137235_Q0000137237, saying “Line 7 should read "aught to be is not to be a rebel or a" A instead of and.”Note Added
Jireh Ray
Jireh Ray added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f05_Bell_Letters_Q0000137235_Q0000137237, saying “Line 4 should read "am tolerable well and I take that when this comes"”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f01_Q0000136559_Q0000136561, saying “Gov Floyd referenced is John Buchanan Floyd. He was Gov of VA 1849-1852, U. S. Secretary of War 1957-1960, and Confederate General from 1861 until his death in 1863. He is unfortunately best known for fleeing Fort Donaldson in 1862 when under sieg...”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f01_Q0000136555_Q0000136556, saying “Is the "Mennie" Musket & Rifle term used refer to firearms that used Minie Balls?”Note Added
Bernie
Bernie added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f01_Q0000136563, saying “Note: The Ames Foundry was located in Chicopee, Mass. not Chickerpee as noted in telegram.”Note Added
PKennedy
PKennedy added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f05_Bell_Letters_Q0000137235_Q0000137237, saying “Date is 1861 Not 1761 line 13 should read a "soft bull tird"”Note Added
PKennedy
PKennedy added a note to page page_0001 in the work RSG00694_f05_Bell_Letters_Q0000137235_Q0000137237, saying “Line 10. "Have" should read 'haiv'”Note Added