The constitutional convention of 1867 met from October to December; it was held as a result of the Reconstruction Act of 1867, which made Alabama part of the Third Military District under General John Pope. These records consist of ordinances and...
Also known as the "Radical" or "Reconstruction Constitution." The document was revised by the constitutional convention on November 5, 1867, and was ratified in 1868. The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state...
Before the Civil War, Norcross was a reporter in Philadelphia, and he served in several regiments of the Union Army during war. He moved to Alabama in 1867 to take advantage of business and political opportunities during reconstruction, but he left...
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