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  • Description: Sumter
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    • Numbers 861 through 878.

    • 1949-11-27
    • The following articles are included: 861) "1849 Barber Assures Patrons He'll Spare Jugular Veins"; 862) "Shades of Judge Bruin"; 863) "Efforts Made 130 Years Ago to Improve Alabama Rivers"; 864) "Mobile Had Alabama's First Public Water System in...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 761 through 780.

    • 1947-10-12
    • The following articles are included: 761) "Button, Button, Button"; 762) "Traveling"; 763) "Ellison's Imprints"; 764) "Iron Railings"; 765) "Thirteenth Meeting of the Southern Historical Association"; 766) "The Confederate Steamer, Sumter"; 767)...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 301 through 320.

    • 1937-05-16
    • The following articles are included: 301) "First Annual Meeting of the Alabama Historical Society"; 302) "Commodity Prices in Montgomery in 1836"; 303) "Suggsville, Where Airplanes Were to Be Built"; 304) "York, in Sumter"; 305) "Fort Stonewall at...
    • 2013-11-22
    • "Sale by Executor."

    • 1864-11-20
    • Advertisement for an upcoming estate sale in Sumter County, Alabama. Included in the auction will be "11 Likely Negroes," livestock, farming tools, furniture, housewares, and "One of the most valuable plantations in the State."
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The End of the Fight--Major Anderson Surrenders."

    • 1861-04-24
    • This article describes the Major Anderson's unsuccessful attempt to hold Fort Sumter against General Beauregard's Confederate forces. It also lists the terms of surrender: the Union forces will be able to keep their arms and property; Anderson will...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The War Declared."

    • 1861-04-17
    • This article argues that the United States government has effectively declared war on the South because it refused to receive a Confederate delegation or surrender Fort Sumter. The article also predicts that the Confederate forces will take the...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Glory Enough for One Day."

    • 1861-04-17
    • This article describes reaction to the surrender of Fort Sumter to Confederate forces: "The people were pleased to know that Major Anderson had been compelled to haul down the stars and stripes of the Abolition government, and that in their place...
    • 2010-01-25

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