Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama Records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains the records and correspondence of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama for 1966-1969. Most of the letters are carbon copies from James Martin Smith of Birmingham, Alabama, who was at the time the corresponding secretary for the state organization.
- Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama (Author, Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The Society of Colonial Wars was created to perpetuate the memory of the events, and the men who, "in military, naval, and civil positions of high trust and responsibility, by their acts or counsel, assisted in the establishment, defense, and preservation of the American Colonies, and who were in truth founders of this Nation." (excerpted from the Constitution of the General Society of Colonial Wars) Inclusion in the Society required a detailed genealogy of descent from a Colonial ancestor as well as a Society member sponsor.
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Language of Materials
Records of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama for 1966-1969.
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