Publications of the
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society
Fort to Fall: The Battle of West Point.
Historical photographs, maps and artistic renderings are combined
with live-action reenactments to tell the story of the April 16,
1865, Civil War Battle of West Point, Georgia.
Col. Oscar LaGrange led his
3,700 seasoned U.S. Cavalry troops against a hilltop redoubt
defended by General Robert C. Tyler and his small garrison,
townspeople volunteers, and hospital convalescents.
Running length 24 minutes, plus commentary. Produced by Doug
Roberts, VISUALvoice, copyright
Fort Tyler and the Battle of West Point.
2015) A collection of
six reproduced images relating to the Battle of West Point and Fort
photographs, artistic renderings, and official map of West Point’s
defense works in 1865.
Postcard Collection: Textile Heritage of the Chattahoochee Valley,
Early Mills in Valley and Lanett, Alabama
2016) A collection of six reproduced images relating to the founding
and development of Chattahoochee Manufacturing Company and
Alabama-Georgia Manufacturing Company, forerunners of West Point
Manufacturing Company. Includes images of early Lanett Mills,
Shawmut Mill, and Fairfax Mill, historic photographs, and artistic
Transcription of records of this early Chambers County church
in Lafayette, Alabama.
Records date from 1835 – 1912.
Glenda Brack, editor.
CVHS Publication No. 23.
of West Point: April 16, 1865.
Includes eyewitness accounts of the battle, essays, anniversary
commemorations, photographs, archaeology, and rebuilding of the
fort. Eleanor D. Scott and Carl Summers, Jr., editors. Copyright
1997. CVHS Publication
County Courthouse, 1899: Historical Cornerstone Artifacts.
Features artifacts removed in 2003 from time capsule
placed behind the Masonic Cornerstone on the N.E. corner of the
present Courthouse and sealed on June 24, 1899. Biographical
sketches of individuals who placed items inside have been included
in the book where information was available. Don Clark, Leita Day,
Nina Langley, and Virginia Weldon, editors.
CVHS Publication No. 25.
of the Chattahoochee Valley.
A compilation of thirteen
historical articles and essays on the region.
Copyright 1995. CVHS
Publication No. 18.
County. An extensive collection of historic photographs
representing late 19th and early 20th century
people and places in Chambers County, Alabama.
Don Clark and Dr. Horace M.
Holderfield, editors. Published by Arcadia.
Copyright 2010, shared by CVHS and Chambers County Museum.
of the Great Depression.
A collection of 65 essays, including “humorous anecdotes and
poignant stories mixed with a generous dose of philosophy”. 136
pages. Randall Allen, editor.
Publication No. 17.
Cemetery: West Point, Georgia.
Listing of interments by lots.
Includes interesting genealogical information on many of
those buried there. Stephen Johnson and Virginia Weldon, editors.
Copyright 2012. CVHS Publication No. 13 (Revised Edition).
Inheritance: A Bicentennial Tribute of the Chattahoochee Valley
Information taken from records of the Chattahoochee Chapter,
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, organized in
West Point, Georgia, on November 7, 1917, and disbanded December 20,
1933. Also includes text
of Captain J.W.F. Little’s historic address at West Point on July 4,
1876. William H. Davidson,
editor. Copyright 1975.
CVHS Publication No.12.
of Cemeteries in Chambers County, Alabama.
Includes early church and family cemeteries in the county.
This listing includes inscriptions from the oldest
gravestones through those of persons born during the year 1885, with
a few exceptions in family cemeteries.
Copyright 1983. 3rd
printing 1999. CVHS
Publication No. 14 – Vol. II.
the Place: A Centennial Collection of Confederate Soldier Letters/
Letters from C.S.A. soldiers written home to
families in Troup and Harris Counties in Georgia, and Chambers
County, Alabama. Also
includes articles on the antebellum settlement of Oakbowery in
Chambers County, Alabama. William H. Davidson, editor.
Copyright 1961. 3rd
printing 2001. CVHS
Publication No. 5.
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