STUDY TOUR OF CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS BUS TRIP
Join us again this June for another amazing Civil War Bus Trip
featuring Antietam, Bull Run, Appomattox, Harper’s Ferry,
Winchester, New Market, Arlington House and National Cemetery,
Museums and more. PLUS Optional Excursion Kayaking/Tubing on
the scenic Shenandoah River, 6 days, 5 nights.
What is included?
Round-trip deluxe motor coach transportation from Valley, Alabama
5 nights’ accommodations at 3-star hotels
In-depth study guide with maps; video presentations
All admission to Battlefield Parks/Sites and Museums.
*Optional excursion: Kayaking/ Tubing with professional outfitter on
the scenic Shenandoah River
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CENSUS FOR CHAMBERS COUNTY
The CVHS is working to update census of
the cemeteries in Chambers County. Individual cemetery records
will be posted on Find A
Grave. This is an ongoing project under the direction of Don
Clark. If you have any information or questions, please
contact Don Clark at
PINEWOOD CEMETERY BOOK IS HERE
The Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society announces its newest publication PINEWOOD CEMETERY, WEST POINT, GEORGIA edited by Virginia Weldon and Stephen Johnson. 271 pages including 2 pages of photos; hard cover; acid-free paper. Updated and revised from the original 1977 edition. Names and dates of all gravestones are included, plus biographical sketches and genealogical information about most of the families. The index had been enlarged to contain the name of every person mentioned in the book. It includes a copy of the 1897 city map showing numbers of lots and original owners. Price per book is $26.00 with a 10% discount for CVHS members and libraries. Pick up your copy at the Cobb Memorial Archives located at 3419 20th Avenue, Valley, AL 36854. The book can be shipped to you for $5.00 extra per book. Cash or checks only. Make checks payable to "CVHS." Send order to Cobb Memorial Archives at 3419 20th Avenue, Valley, AL 36854.
BOOK SALE!!! BOOK SALE!!!
The CVHS has announced the following nine
publications available at substantial discounts: (1)
War Was the Place: A Centennial Collection of Confederate
Soldier Letters, (2) Proudest
Inheritance: A Bicentennial Tribute, (3)
Memories of the Great Depression, (4)
Chronicles of the Chattahoochee Valley, Vol 1, (5)
The Battle of West Point, April 16, 1865, (6)
I Must Tell: An Autobiography of Benjamin F. McPherson
1825-1909, (7) Antioch Baptist Church,
Chambers County, AL -- Transcript of Original Records 1835-1912,
(8) Confederate Soldiers from Chambers County,
Alabama and Thereabouts and (9)
Chambers County Courthouse, 1899 Historical Cornerstone
Artifacts. Information and order forms for sale