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HILL COUNTY

... who had served as President Sam Houston 's secretary of war and who had been elected to the state legislature from Navarro County in ... the county remained loyal to the South throughout the Civil War . Home guards were established in May 1861, and during the war Hill ...

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DAVIDSON, WILLIAM LEWIS

... west of the Mississippi. On his return from the war Davidson appears to have been involved in attacks on carpetbaggers and ... from 1887 to 1891, when he was appointed to the Court of Civil Appeals by Governor James S. Hogg . He was reelected to that position ...

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FOURTH WARD, HOUSTON

... into the city. In addition, in the aftermath of the war many whites who owned farmland on the outskirts of the city recognized the ... housed a school for blacks in the late 1850s. After the Civil War the Fourth Ward attracted two of the city's most important African ...

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SECOND FLYING COMPANY OF SAN CARLOS DE PARRAS

... vacancies in the company. After the Mexican War of Independence , Gen. Manuel de Mier y Terán set military garrisons ... under the command of Lt. Col. José Francisco Ruiz . Civil war in the Mexican capital, as well as a lack of interest in Terán's ...

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BURNET COUNTY

... contributed both men and supplies to the Confederate war effort. More tension would likely have existed between Unionists and ... suffered a severe economic decline immediately after the Civil War and throughout Reconstruction. Between 1864 and 1866, the county as ...

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QUITMAN, JOHN ANTHONY

... company on board the steamer Swiss Boy bound for the war. The Mississippian and his seventeen volunteers steamed up the Red River as ... capital after its surrender, and Quitman was appointed civil and military governor of the city. He was brevetted to major general on ...

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NACOGDOCHES, TX

... pueblo of Nacogdoches, the first official recognition of civil status for the community. Nacogdoches became a gateway for trade, ... Nacogdoches. In antebellum Texas and during the Civil War and Reconstruction, qqv Nacogdoches lost its prominence in state ...

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CIBOLEROS

... serious Indian opposition was avoided until after the Civil War . By that time the ciboleros had begun replacing their flimsy carts with ...

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FRIEND, LLERENA BEAUFORT

... County Historical Commission, and the Rolling Plains Civil War Roundtable. She served as National Chairman of Academic Standards for six ...

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MOLLHAUSEN, HEINRICH BALDUIN

... his diary. His father was a Prussian military officer and civil engineer, and his mother was the Baronesse von Falkenstein. Three trips ... Grand Canyon." Möllhausen received from the secretary of war the appointment of "artist and collector in natural history." The ...

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