Early Privations and Struggles – Unparalleled Difficulties – Scarcity of Shoes – Undaunted Heroism – Meagreness of Blacksmith Facilities – Joshua Betts – A Barefooted Population – Scarcity of Grist Mills – Georgia Currency, & etc.
Evergreen, Alabama is a quiet southern town about halfway between Mobile and Montgomery just off Interstate 65.
Home of William B. Travis, Commander of the Alamo
The historic Alabama home of Alamo hero William Travis was built in around 1820 and stands in Purdue Hill, Alabama
Owassa, Alabama is in Conecuh County. It was once known as Gravella. In People & Places of Conecuh County, 1816-1860 it says that “Here in 1865, Col. A.B. Moore of the Union Army destroyed 2 trains & captured 117 Confederate prisoners on the raid from Milton, FL, to Canoe Station, AL. In his report of his raid he refers to Gravella as Gravel Station.