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BLUFF, TX (FAYETTE COUNTY)

... known as Forty-eighters, who came to Texas to escape civil war in Germany. H. L. Kreische acquired the title to the top of the bluff in ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 11:09 - 0 attachments

COE, PHILIP HOUSTON

... under Emperor Maximilian in Mexico. During the Civil War and Reconstruction qqv he learned to be a professional gambler, probably ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:26 - 0 attachments

KIDD-KEY, LUCY ANN THORNTON

... of Yazoo, Mississippi. Financial reverses caused by the Civil War and the prolonged invalidism and death of her husband in 1876 or 1877 left ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:38 - 0 attachments

CAMP VERDE

... Curry Holden, "Frontier Defense in Texas during the Civil War," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 4 (1928). ...

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WELLS, ZACHARIAH MARTIN

... County, in 1877. After a period of quiescence during the Civil War and Reconstruction , Texas Baptists began to build churches again during ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 05/29/2013 - 10:36 - 0 attachments

HAGLER, LINDSAY S.

... federalist general Antonio Canales qv in the Mexican civil war. In 1840 Hagler was elected to represent San Patricio County in the House ...

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SOUTHWOOD, JAMES EDWARD

... of Lexington. There James grew up amid the chaos of the Civil War and Reconstruction . In 1873, at the age of nineteen, he accompanied ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:04 - 0 attachments

BOWLING, CHARLES TAYLOR

... Bowling, painter and lithographer active in the pre-World War II group of Regionalist artists known as the Dallas Nine , was born in ... jobs and began a forty-nine-year career as a draftsman and civil engineer for Texas Power and Light Company in 1916. He and Sadie Britt ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 02/04/2014 - 17:21 - 0 attachments

PITTS, JOHN DRAYTON

... a sea captain. The family lived in Charleston until the War of 1812, when they moved to Georgia. In April 1819 John Drayton Pitts ... the organizers of the town of Florence, and as a trained civil engineer. He was authorized to build a bridge over the Chattahoochee ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:26 - 0 attachments

ADAMS BRANCH

... for Ichabod Adams, who settled on the stream prior to the Civil War. ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/09/2010 - 17:22 - 0 attachments