War and Military
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 180 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Contains around 3600 comic books, graphic novels, and comic strip anthologies, 1940s-2010s.
File — Box WSC002: , Folder: W0150.08
Scope and Contents This broadside describes the conditions under which many Southern prisoners of war were suffering and solicits financial support from Southerners living in Europe during the Civil War. The Fund was intended to "mitigate some of these sufferings" although it acknowledged that some of the suffering could not be relieved.
Dates: circa 1864
Overview Expenses ledger for Louisiana state troops from 1862 to 1863.
Dates: 1862 - 1863
Overview Letters from Roy Swindell and Sara Swindell to their family, who lived in Chattanooga, and later Nashville, Tennessee. The letters discuss missing home, traveling for work, and Bible verses. One letter is from Sara to their son James, an officer in the armed services during World War II.
Overview Text of a speech presented by James A. Anderson on April 3, 1935, at a meeting of the Kiwanis club of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commemorating the seventieth anniversary of Union raids in Selma, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1935 April 3
Overview Letter written by Thomas Haughey of Alabama, dated December 28, 1868 and written from Washington, DC, to Ben Perley Poone providing a short biographical sketch. Mentions having to live in the north during the Civil War due to his anti-secessionist ideals.
Dates: 1868 December 28
Abstract The collection contains diaries of an Alabama lawyer, planter, and legislator from Athens, Limestone County, Alabama. Included is a three-month diary from 1862, when Hobbs was Captain of Co. F., Ninth Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The diaries also cover his time as a legislator representing Limestone County, Alabama; his support for the railroads; and his work on the family plantation.
Abstract This collection consists principally of correspondence concerning the Alabama Militia, 1836-1839, and records of the 14th Brigade, Alabama Militia, 1837-1839.
Abstract A scrapbook containing photographs, letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, activity programs, and other items relating to the Tuscaloosa Service Men's Center for soldiers during World War Two.
Dates: 1943 - 1946
Abstract Photocopied articles, clippings, press releases, programs, membership rosters, and memoirs relating to the Tuskegee Airmen, the group of men who participated in the first pilot training program for African-Americans during World War II.
Dates: 1983 - 1989
Unit Journal, the 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division, July 15, 1944 - October 10, 1945, July 15, 1944 - October 10, 1945
File — Box 2903: , Folder: 1
Scope and Contents note Sgt. Harold L. Bank kept this unit journal from July 15, 1944, until October 10, 1945, from Mindanao, Philippine Islands. It is the Battalion log of the 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division. The division was located in the vicinity of Mafin Bay, Dutch New Guinea, along the southeast bank of the Worske River, and then moved to Morotai Island. On December 25, 1944, the 2nd Lieutenant of the 167th Infantry, James D. Spencer, has written an additional note concerning a night...
Dates: July 15, 1944 - October 10, 1945
Overview Records of the United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, in Birmingham, Alabama, between 1906 and 1919.
Overview This collection contains biographies of thirty-nine prominent Civil War-era figures from Alabama and correspondence to and from Mrs. Annie Daugette, chair of the committee in charge of the project.
Overview Two scrapbooks, the meeting minutes, and charter application
Overview Articles and newspapers on the U.S. Army and ROTC programs at the University of Alabama.
Overview This collection contains twenty-eight scrapbooks created by The University of Alabama Army ROTC program from 1953-1982. The number of photographs in each scrapbook ranges from three to 610. In addition to holding photographs of cadets, sponsors, and professors, the scrapbooks document activities such as commissioning ceremonies, training excursions, and balls.
Overview A miscellany of material relating to the University of Alabama Corps of cadets, 1873-1905, including invitations to the 1873 junior exhibition and Corps of Cadets hops (dances) in 1874, 1876, and 1878, and the program for a 1905 reunion of the Corps of Cadets Company E, winner of a 1885 drill competition at the New Orleans Exposition.
Overview Personal and official correspondence, photographs of a camp in the Alps, lieutenant's commission, Croce al Merito di Guerra, and various items issued by the military to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native.
Abstract Typed transcripts and one handwritten letter from a Union soldier to his parents while he was a prisoner of war at Cahaba Prison in Dallas County, Alabama, and at a parole camp near Vicksburg, Mississippi. There are also typed transcriptions of manuscripts describing prison life and the explosion of the Steamer Sultana.
Overview Letters and documents to and from World War II soldiers and their families
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Collection — Box 2009001.035: 
Abstract This collection consists of seven photographs depicting people at Hanger One at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
Abstract This collection consists of 534 photographs from World War I, a drawing, and a short narrative.
Dates: 1914 - 1918
Overview Letters between Peyton Norvell Wiggins and his father and stepmother, Charles Ruben Wiggins Sr. and Elizabeth Toombs Wiggins.
Dates: 1942-1974; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1956
Overview Correspondence and other materials regarding the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and Creek Indian leader William Weatherford (Red Eagle)
Dates: 1948 - 1964
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material of this Alabama native who eradicated yellow fever from the Panama Canal Zone and served as Surgeon General of the U.S. Army
Abstract This collection consists of a handwritten original paper and typescript copy containing the names of family members and stories about the family's experience during Rousseau's Raid, July 10-22, 1864, in which a Union Army force raided from Decatur, Alabama, to the southward.
Abstract Monthly return of ordnance and ordnance stores received and expended during the month of November 1864; muster roll of Bachman's company of the German Artillery Regiment of Hampton's Legion, August 31-October 31, 1864.
Overview Collection of letters to and from service men and women during World War II.
Overview Letters and papers of this Hale County, Alabama, family. Also included are autographed copies of Alice Coleman Griffin three books: Laura's Letters, Laura's and Her Children's Letters, and Laura's Family's Letters.
Abstract A collection of correspondence, 1861-1865, and other personal papers, as well as bills, receipts, and orders of this bakery in Mobile, Alabama, operated by Gavin Yuille (?-1849) and his sons John C. and Robert Lang Yuille (1822-?). Includes the loyalty oath taken by John C. Yuille in 1865.
Dates: 1827 - 1871