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Author Index

  • Charles S. Watson
    William Gilmore Simms

    Although not an Alabamian himself, William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870), the leading author of the antebellum...
  • Charles S. Watson
    Joseph M. Field

    Joseph M. Field (1810-1856) was an actor, dramatist, humorist, and theatre manager in the Old Southwest...
  • Charles S. Watson
    Noah Ludlow

    Noah Ludlow (1795-1886), along with partner Sol Smith, brought theatrical performances to the cities,...
  • Charles S. Watson
    Kate Porter Lewis

    Kate Porter Lewis (1893-1993) was a member of the twentieth-century folk drama movement led by Frederick...
  • Charles S. Watson
    Sol Smith

    Solomon Franklin Smith (1801-1869), known as "Old Sol," was a key writer in the genre of Old Southwest...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    Luke Pryor

    Lawyer, planter, and politician Luke Pryor (1820-1900) served briefly in the U.S. Senate and is little...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    Maryon Pittman Allen

    Maryon Pittman Allen (1925-2018) was a journalist who was appointed in 1978 by Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    Jeremiah Denton Jr.

    A native of Mobile, Mobile County, Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. (1924-2014) was the first Republican senator...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    George Goldthwaite

    George Thomas Goldthwaite (1809-1879) served a term in the U.S. Senate from 1871 to 1877 as a Democrat...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    Edmund Pettus

    Edmund Winston Pettus (1821-1907) was the last Confederate brigadier general from Alabama to serve in...

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