JCHA NEWSLETTER –FALL 2019

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January Program
The Meanest & Damnest Job, The Civil War Experiences and Civilian History of Colonel Edmund Winchester Rucker

Michael P. Rucker


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ichael P. Rucker will be speaking about his book, The Meanest & Damnest Job, The Civil War Experiences and Civilian History of Colonel Edmund Winchester Rucker.

Michael Rucker’s interest in the Civil War began during his high school days in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He and his brother Henry formed a tour guide service to take visitors to the many Civil War sites in that area.

The Meanest & Damnest Job, The Civil War Experiences and Civilian History of Colonel Edmund Winchester Rucker. book

Mike began to study Edmund Winchester Rucker – a distant relative – at this time and became fascinated with his history. It required more than ten years of research to accumulate all the necessary information about this fascinating personality.

Mike has one previous book on Civil War history: Bridge Burner: The Full and Factual Story of Dr. William Parks Rucker, Slave-Owning Union Partisan.                                                                    

Michael P. Rucker
 
 
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2019 JCHA MEMBERSHIP / RENEWAL FORMCLICK TO OPEN FORM


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Jefferson County Historical Association Books


historic birmingham & jefferson county

Historic Birmingham
and Jefferson County
By James R. Bennett
$30 (member discount)

The History of Jefferson County Before 1850

The History of Jefferson County Before 1850
By Will F. Franke, edited by
Thomas M. West, Jr.
$33

Pizitz Genesis of a Retail Giant

Pizitz Genesis of a Retail Giant
By James R. Bennett
$30

 


About JCHA Publications

The Jefferson County Historical Association offers several books that offer a fresh insight into the rich history of Birmingham and Jefferson County Alabama. They tell the fascinating story of the people and industries that made Jefferson County and Alabama the industrial center of the South.

From first-hand accounts to thoroughly researched narratives, The JCHA publishes books that bring forth rich episodes of Jefferson Counties history in a readable style that engages both scholarly and general audiences.

Ordering JCHA Books

These JCHA books can be purchased at meetings of the Jefferson County Historical Association or ordered by mail.

Click the link below to print or save a book order form. PDF format.

Book Order Form

You may also order by sending your check or money order to the following address along with $5.00 for shipping and taxes (please add $2.00 for each additional book):

The Jefferson County Historical Association
PO Box 130285
Birmingham, AL 35213-0285

Please indicate book title and quantity when ordering.

 

Other Source Publications Co-Sponsored by the JCHA:

  • Tannehill and the Growth of the Alabama Iron Industry — James R. Bennett, Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission, 1999, available at www.tannehill.org, $45.
  • The Valley and the Hills, an Illustrated History of Birmingham and Jefferson County — Leah Rawls Atkins, Windsor Publications, 1981, available at the Birmingham Public Library Southern History Department, http://www.birminghamarchives.org/ArchivesStore.htm, $30

 
 

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