Albert James Pickett writes about a history he is passionate about. The early history of Alabama. Unlike other Alabama history books you may read however, his view is very unique. He lived at a time when he knew many of the original founders of the state of Alabama, and he interviewed many eye witnesses to the events he writes about.
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He writes with a zeal and narrative fashion that makes the book a delightful read. His failure to provide footnotes shouldn’t be looked at as making the book less worthy, at a time when footnotes were made for documented evidence, he was writing about personal and eyewitness evidence.
- Alabama History Preface
- De Soto in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi
- The Aborigines of Alabama and the Surrounding States
- The French In Alabama And Mississippi.
- The Colony Of Louisiana Granted To Crozat
- The India Or Mississippi Company
- Terrible Massacre At Natchez
- The English In Georgia
- Jesuit Priests Or Missionaries
- The French Battles Upon The Tombigby
- Bienville Leaves The Colony–His Character.
- Horrible Death Of Beaudrot And The Swiss Soldiers
- Bossu’s Visit To The French Forts Upon The Alabama And Tombigby Rivers
- The Occupation Of Alabama And Mississippi By The English
- Hardships Of The Early Emigrants
- Journey Of Bartram Through Alabama
- An Account Of The McGillivray Family, The Revolutionary War
- Extreme Perils And Suffering Of The Natchez Refugees
- The Spaniards In Alabama And Mississippi
- Bloody Scenes In Alabama And Georgia
- The Deep Intrigues Of McGillivray
- The First Yazoo Sale, Bowles, The Freebooter
- Singular Inhabitants Of Alabama
- Death Of McGillivray, Bloody Scenes
- The French Minister, Genet, His Designs Upon The Southwest
- The Second Yazoo Sale
- The Americans In Alabama And Mississippi
- Governor Troup, Or The McIntosh Family, Incidents In The Mississippi Territory
- The Arrest Of Aaron Burr In Alabama
- St. Stephens, Huntsville, Indian Commerce Kemper Expeditions
- Tecumseh, Civil War Among The Creeks
- Battle Of Burnt Corn, Arrival Of General Claiborne’s Army
- Terrible Massacre At Fort Mims
- Daring Of Heaton, Bloody Scenes, Gaines And The Choctaws
- Battles Of Tallasehatche, Talladega And Auttose
- Remarkable Canoe Fight, Battle Of Holy Ground, March To Cahaba Old Towns.
- Battles Of Emuckfau, Enitachopca And Calebee
- Battle Of The Horseshoe, Weatherford Surrenders Himself At Fort Jackson
- Treaty Of Fort Jackson, Attack Upon Mobile Point, March Upon Pensacola
- The British Take Mobile Point, Peace Declared, The Alabama Territory
- Modern French Colony In Alabama, Or The Vine And Olive Company.
- Last Territorial Legislature, State Convention.
- The First Legislature Of The State Of Alabama, Governor Bibb