Halbert, Henry S. (Henry Sale), 1837-1916

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Henry S. Halbert was born in Pickens County, Ala. From 1860 to 1861, he served as a soldier on the Texas frontier. When the southern states seceded from the Union, he joined the 6th Texas Cavalry where he served until the end of the war. From 1866 to 1888 he taught at Waco University in Texas and at other academic instituions in Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama. From 1884 to 1899 he was involved in educational work among the Choctaws in Mississippi. In 1904, he began to work at the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History He was the author of numerous publications on the Creek Wars of 1813 and 1814, as well as the Choctaw Indians. He was co-editor of a dictionary of the Choctaw language and also wrote a history of the Choctaw Indians, which was never published.

From the description of Papers, 1821-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498689

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creatorOf Alabama Historical Society. Records, 1824-[192-?]. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Halbert, Henry S. (Henry Sale), 1837-1916. Papers, 1884. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Alabama. Dept. of Archives and History. Photograph collection, 1911-1971. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813. Draper manuscripts: Tecumseh papers, 1811-1931. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Halbert, Henry S. (Henry Sale), 1837-1916. Papers, 1821-1918. Alabama Department of Archives and History
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associatedWith Alabama. Dept. of Archives and History. corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Allen, John M. (John Mills), 1846-1917. person
associatedWith Burr, George Lincoln, 1857-1938. person
associatedWith Campbell, W. P. person
associatedWith Cobb family. family
associatedWith De Leon, T. C. (Thomas Cooper), 1839-1914. person
associatedWith DuBose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918. person
associatedWith Halbert family. family
associatedWith Lee, Stephen D. (Stephen Dill), 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Lewis, Theodore Hayes, b. 1856. person
associatedWith Love, William Franklin, 1850-1898. person
associatedWith Nabors family. family
associatedWith Owen, Thomas McAdory, 1866-1920. person
associatedWith Rootes, Sarah A. person
associatedWith Rowland, Dunbar, 1864-1937. person
associatedWith Soto, Hernando de, ca. 1500-1542. person
associatedWith Swanson, John R. person
associatedWith Tubby, Simpson L., Reverend. person
associatedWith Walthall, Edward C. (Edward Cary), 1831-1898. person
associatedWith Williams, John Sharp, person
associatedWith Wright, James W. A. (James William Albert), 1834-1894. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Lawrence County (Ala.)
United States
Ship Island (Miss.)
Columbus (Miss.)
Creek Indians
Choctaw language
Shawnee Indians
Chickasaw Indians
Choctaw Indians
Indians of North America


Birth 1837

Death 1916




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