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CIVIL WAR

CIVIL WAR . The sectional controversies that divided the North and South in ... but Houston rejected the offer rather than bring on civil conflict within the state. He retired to his home in Huntsville, where he ... to invade Northeast Texas. The large battles of the Civil War were fought beyond the Mississippi River, far from Texas. The state ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/04/2011 - 14:40 - 0 attachments

GUN MANUFACTURING DURING THE CIVIL WAR

GUN MANUFACTURING DURING THE CIVIL WAR . At the beginning of the Civil War there was a increasing scarcity of guns. Governor Edward Clark ... to Anderson, where it was set up again. See also CIVIL WAR INDUSTRY . ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 16:49 - 0 attachments

MEXICAN TEXANS IN THE CIVIL WAR

MEXICAN TEXANS IN THE CIVIL WAR . Secession and the Civil War deeply divided the Mexican Americans of Texas (Tejanos). ... to be residents of Mexico. Tejano frustrations during the Civil War are exemplified by the case of Capt. Adrián J. Vidal , who joined ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/03/2011 - 12:17 - 0 attachments

GERMAN ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CIVIL WAR

GERMAN ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CIVIL WAR . The large German community in Texas had varied reactions to secession and the Civil War . Prior to the war Germans in the state had been split over the ... in their feeling of distrust. At the beginning of the Civil War, many Anglo-Texans feared that the Germans would support the Unionist ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 16:16 - 0 attachments

CIVIL WAR INDUSTRY

CIVIL WAR INDUSTRY . Texas possessed few manufacturing establishments of ... and ordnance shops ( see GUN MANUFACTURING DURING THE CIVIL WAR ), (3) extant private establishments and newly chartered wartime ... by: Civil War General ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:52 - 0 attachments

CIVIL RIGHTS

CIVIL RIGHTS . Issues of civil rights in Texas are generally associated with the state's two most ... of Texas began in 1836. African Texans have fought for civil rights since their emancipation from slavery in 1865. Organized ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 08/27/2013 - 11:37 - 0 attachments

COMMITTEES OF PUBLIC SAFETY (CIVIL WAR)

COMMITTEES OF PUBLIC SAFETY (CIVIL WAR) . A Committee of Public Safety was appointed by the first session ... by: Civil War General ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/04/2011 - 14:49 - 0 attachments

CIVIL ENGINEERING

CIVIL ENGINEERING . Civil engineers design and construct the elements of societal "infrastructure": ... by geotechnical engineering. Since the turn of the century civil engineering has made remarkable contributions in Texas that have resulted ...

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PHOTOGRAPHY IN CIVIL WAR TEXAS

PHOTOGRAPHY IN CIVIL WAR TEXAS . The process of photography was discovered in France early in ... followed. From 1840 to the beginning of the American Civil War , at least 118 photographers were working in Texas, and by 1860 many ... not unlike other states, both North and South, in that the Civil War crisis brought about a boom in certain types of businesses, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 01/18/2013 - 12:28 - 0 attachments

PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD

... John Bell Hood 's Tennessee campaign. At the end of the Civil War , he was discharged as a lieutenant colonel. Pickett was elected as ... Lawyers, Civil Rights Activists, and Legislators ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 04/05/2011 - 09:30 - 0 attachments