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  • Josiah Gorgas
    Josiah Gorgas (1818-1883), a career army officer and chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance, was...
  • William Crawford Gorgas
    William Crawford Gorgas (1854-1920) was a pioneer in the field of public health and tropical medicine....
  • Philip Henry Gosse
    Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888) was an English-born zoologist, naturalist, and scientific illustrator....
  • Governor's Election of 1892
    The Alabama governor's election of 1892 was one of the state's most corrupt electoral contests....
  • Graefenberg Medical Institute
    The Graefenberg Medical Institute, founded in 1852 in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, was the first functioning...
  • Grant
    Grant is located in north-central Marshall County in the northeastern part of the state. It has a mayor/city...
  • Shirley Ann Grau
    Often favorably compared with southern writers such as Eudora Welty, author Shirley Ann Grau (1929- )...
  • Dixie Bibb Graves
    Dixie Bibb Graves (1882-1965) served in the U.S. Senate for five months from 1937 to 1938, a position...
  • Fred Gray
    Fred Gray (1930- ) is a prominent Alabama civil rights attorney whose clients have included Martin Luther...
  • Graysville
    Graysville is located in northwestern Jefferson County in the central part of the state. It has a mayor/council...