Pickens County, AL


Information in this section will be added to as time and information permits. Anyone having information that they would like to submit for use in this section can contact your hosts, Betty Miller and Betty Phillips. Information pertaining to both Confederate and Yankee will be transcribed and placed here.


Pickens Planters - originally submitted by John E. Matrow. Taken from History of Company B (Originally Pickens Planters), 40th Alabama Regiment, Confederate States Army, 1862-1865.

41st. and 42nd Alabama Infantry Regiments - The information on this page was submitted by Harold Wright, of Madison, AL.

Civil War Veterans - various transcribed documents pertaining to individuals who fought during the Civil War. Additions are welcome, so please share your information with others.

Pleasant Ridge Skirmish - the Skirmish at Sispey Mills Bridge, near Pleasant Ridge, April 6, 1865.

The Yankee Invasion of Pickens County - April 5-7, 1865 Croxton's Sipsey River Campaign.

Women of Pickens County, Alabama, in the War Between the States by Mrs. Catherine P. Spell includes a history of Pickens County, Alabama.

Mrs. Catherine P. Spell

Links to other Civil War Sites:

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors

The American Civil War Homepage

The Civil War Index Page

The Civil War Home Page

Selected Civil War Photographs. Search for photos of battles your ancestor fought in.

The Civil War Center

The Civil War. Dig deep in this site. There is far more than meets the eye.

Index of Civil War Information on the Internet

Civil War Interactive

Civil War Music

Army Regulations of the United States 1861

General Officers of the Civil War

Valley of the Shadow. Great newspaper accounts from two neighboring towns, one Confederate, one Union.

Battle Summaries by States

Poetry and Music of the War Between the States

Civil War Rosters. You may find your ancestor listed here.

Virginia Civil War Page. Much of the war was fought in Virginia. It's possible your ancestor traversed Virginia's battlegrounds.

Civil War Records. This site will tell you everything you need to know to access records from National Archives and Records Administration.

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Confederate Cemetery List


Finding a Civil War Ancestor

War of the Rebellion. These are all of the official recods of both the Union and Confederate Forces. These records are searchable.

History of Mapping the Civil War

Military History Civil War Photographs. Search for your ancestor, battles he fought in, towns he might have seen.

Civil War Battlefield Photos.

Last Updated on 25 September 2005

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