Benavides crosses Rio Grande in pursuit of Mexican "Unionists"
On this day in 1863, Maj. Santos Benavides, the highest-ranking Mexican American to serve in the Confederacy, led seventy-nine men of the predominantly Tejano Thirty-third Texas Cavalry across the...(Read More)
PROSERPINA, TEXAS. Proserpina was in west central Jasper County southwest of Jasper and Beech Grove. The Proserpina post office was established in 1903 but discontinued in 1907. The voting precinct was briefly abolished in 1921 but reestablished; in 1926 it was consolidated with that of Erin.
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