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Here you will find publications for researching your ancestors in Lowndes County, Alabama. If you know of a publication that should be listed here, please let me know.

Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. published the Heritage of Alabama Series. Lowndes County, one in a series that iincludes all counties in Alabama. The book is titled "The Heritage of Lowndes Couney, AL." 384 pages.
Lowndes County Historical Society
c/o 19244 Alabama Highway 21
Minter, AL  36761

The society currently has for sale copies of "Lowndes Court House," by Mildred Brewer Russell.  This book is about the early years of Hayneville, the county seat through the Civil War and then some.   This book also has marriage records from 1830 through 1871, though some of these are incorrect.  The cost of the book is $40 including shipping.  Send a check or money order to the above address.

DEATH, MARRIAGE AND PROBATE NOTICES FROM MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA NEWSPAPERS, Vol. II (1866-1875) by Larry E. Caver, Jr. For further information on this very valuable book, click here.
The Flow of Fountains from Darlington County, South Carolina to Monroe County, Alabama, by June Jones Igo,  features Henry & Loucretia Boothe Fountain, born c1775 NC.  The 576 pages are thoroughly documented, with some photos, copies of documents, and a 30-pg. index.  Pub. Aug. 1999
The book price is $48 total, check, money order, cashier's check, payable to JANELLE J. SHEPHERD. Address is:
Janelle J. Shepherd
P.O. Box 219
Refugio TX 78377
As a part of our Confederate Regimental History Series, we are introducing the following 11 Alabama titles in the 4th quarter, 2000.  Each title is also available in hardback via special order for an additional $10 and on CD-ROM for $15.00.

General Research

Confederate Military History Vol. 8: Brief unit histories. Paperback - $35.00 Alabama 1st Infantry

History of the First Regiment, Alabama Volunteer Infantry. McMorries, Ph.D. Edward Yount. Originally published in 1904. 142 pgs. - $25.00
Alabama 3rd Cavalry

War History of the Prattville Dragoons. Mims, Capt. Wilbur F. - $25.00
Alabama 12th Infantry

History of the 12th Alabama Volunteer Infantry by Robert Emery Park. This book was written by Mr. Park shortly after the war. He served as Captain of the regiment which was made up of men from Macon, GA, and Jewish merchants from Mobile, AL. It is a fascinating look at anti-semitism in the Civil War as this regiment was generally charged with following along after the great battles and burying the dead. Originally published in 1906. 106 pgs. Paperback $25.00.

Alabama 15th Infantry
Some Events and Incidents During the Civil War by William C. Jordan of the 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment - Company B. This book was originally published in 1909. It contains 21 short chapters detailing service under Jackson, Ewell, and Longstreet in Virginia. Originally published in 1909. 142 pgs. Paperback $25.00.

Recollections of War Times - How I Got In - How I Got Out by W. A. Mc Clendon of the 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment - Company G. This book was originally published in 1909. Paperback $35.00.

Alabama 27th Infantry
Inside of Rebeldom. Cannon, Jabez P. - Originally published in 1909. 156 pgs. Paperback $25.00

Alabama 31st Infantry
Prison Echos of the Great Rebellion. Hundley, Col. D. R. - Originally
published in 1874. 235 pgs. Paperback - $35.00

Alabama 35th Infantry
Confederate Echoes. Goodloe, M.D., Rev Albert Theodore - Originally published in 1893. 444 pgs. Paperback - $45.00

Alabama 47th Infantry
Memories of the War of the Secession. Botsford, T. F. - Originally published in 1911 22 pgs. Paperback - $8.00

Alabama Lumsden's Battery
History of Lumsden's Battery. Little, Dr. George & James R. Maxwell -
Originally published in 1905. 70 pgs. Paperback - $15.00

Other titles in this series are listed on our web site:

John Rigdon
Eastern Digital Resources


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