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CIVIL WAR

CIVIL WAR . The sectional controversies that divided the North and South in the ... but Houston rejected the offer rather than bring on civil conflict within the state. He retired to his home in Huntsville, where he ...

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 ...

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). ...

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

CIVIL WAR INDUSTRY

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

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

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 16:16 - 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 of the ... by: Civil War General ...

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

PHOTOGRAPHY IN CIVIL WAR TEXAS

PHOTOGRAPHY IN CIVIL WAR TEXAS . The process of photography was discovered in France early in 1839 ... followed. From 1840 to the beginning of the American Civil War , at least 118 photographers were working in Texas, and by 1860 many ...

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

PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD

... twenty-three, he served as a private during the Mexican War . In 1850 he married Virginia Orange Bell, and they moved to Liberty, ... John Bell Hood 's Tennessee campaign. At the end of the Civil War , he was discharged as a lieutenant colonel. Pickett was elected as ...

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

CIVIL RIGHTS

CIVIL RIGHTS . Issues of civil rights in Texas are generally associated with the state's two most ... of Anglo wrath around the Goliad area during the Cart War of 1857, as they did in South Texas in 1859 after Juan N. Cortina 's ...

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

UPSON, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

... Texas, but in 1859 he moved to San Antonio. During the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army as a volunteer aide with the rank of ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:00 - 0 attachments