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[AL] Backtracking in Barbour County

Title: Backtracking in Barbour County : a narrative of the last Alabama frontier
Author: Walker, Anne Kendrick.
City of Publication: Richmond, Va.
Publisher: The Dietz Press
Date: 1941

Front matter
Title page
James Barbour; The link with eighteenth-century Virginia
Foreword
Contents
Noon in Barbour County
Chapter I. The dawn of the county
Chapter II. Frontier days and ways [3 hits]
Chapter III. A seat of justice: 1833
Chapter IV. The last stand of the Creek Indians: 1837
Chapter V. Our legacy of Indian Nomenclature
Chapter VI. The Irwington of General Hunter's Day
Chapter VII. Tramping the county with the geologists
Chapter VIII. John Horry Dent's Cowikee Plantations: 1837
Chapter IX. "Little Scotland"
Chapter X. Tall tales
Chapter XI. Portraits of an old town
Chapter XII. "The wall of fire"
Chapter XIII. When negroes were property
Chapter XIV. Under the federal blockade
Chapter XV. "When Grant moves"
Chapter XVI. The hoof-beats of Grierson's Cavalry
Chapter XVII. The bugles die down
Chapter XVIII The shadows of reconstruction [3 hits]
Chapter XIX. The tragic era of Elias M. Kiels [3 hits]
Chapter XX. "Empire days"
Chapter XXI. The Toneys of Roseland plantation
Chapter XXII. The Comers of Old Spring Hill
Chapter XXIII. At Old Batesville Town
Chapter XXIV. River life
Chapter XXV. A changing countryside
Chapter XXVI. Bypaths
Index

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This section gives the reader a chilling yet vivid view of slavery and the important role played by Barbour County in the slave system.
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