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  • CSS Alabama 
    Built in England and manned by an English crew with Confederate officers, the CSS  Alabama ...
  • CSS Nashville 
    The CSS Nashville, built in Montgomery, Alabama, was one of the last ironclads constructed by the Confederacy...
  • William J. Cabaniss Jr.
    William J. Cabaniss Jr. (1938- ) served as U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2004 to 2006. Prior...
  • Ottokar Cadek
    Violinist, conductor, and teacher Ottokar ?adek (1897-1956) contributed significantly to promoting...
  • Mary Lee Cagle
    Alabama-born Mary Lee Cagle (1864-1955) was the central figure in a large circle of southern female holiness...
  • Cahaba
    There is little that remains of the government buildings, businesses, and residences that once made up...
  • Cahaba Lily
    The Cahaba lily (Hymenocallis coronaria) is an aquatic flowering plant native to the major river systems...
  • Joe Cain
    Joe Cain (1832-1904) is regarded as the founder of Mobile's modern-day Mardi Gras celebration. In...
  • Thomas Cain
    Alabama native Thomas Glenn Cain (1946- ) is a keyboard virtuoso, composer, and vocalist who achieved...
  • Calera
    Calera is located in southern Shelby County in the central part of the state. Waymond Lane "Hut" Stricklin,...