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PELLEGRINI, SNIDER DE

... "Benjamin Théron and French Designs in Texas during the Civil War," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 68 (April 1965). Adele B. Looscan, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:53 - 0 attachments

ARCINIEGA, JOSE MIGUEL DE

... exonerated, as in December he was appointed captain of the civil militia. By April of 1827 he and Ángel Navarro were elected ... to protect anyone who had not opposed the Texans in the war. Arciniega married Alejandra Losoya, and they had five children. After ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/09/2010 - 17:14 - 0 attachments

DUVAL COUNTY

... W. Meek, Sr., who had come to Duval County after the Civil War and helped make it the sheep ranching capital of Texas. The county at ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 17:38 - 0 attachments

WHITE, JOHN COYLE

... the severe 1950s Texas drought. He also supported the civil rights movement of the 1960s and supported repealing the poll tax in ... White led a task force that negotiated the "chicken war" with the European community in 1963. In 1964 he was selected by ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 12/02/2013 - 15:57 - 0 attachments

HENDERSON, FRANCES COX

... were now the education of her daughters and the threat of civil war. Her sympathies were divided, for Philadelphia was the place of her birth, ...

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BURKE, ANDREW JACKSON

... who cared for the sick and wounded soldiers during the Civil War. The Burkes had thirteen children, but only six survived to adulthood. The ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 10:39 - 0 attachments

RANCHING IN SPANISH TEXAS

... the Texas cattle industry were disrupted by the Mexican War of Independence in the early 1800s. Spanish stock raising had not recovered from the devastating effects of civil war, population dislocation, and Indian raids by the time Stephen F. ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 21:21 - 0 attachments

SHARP, JOHN HENRY

... Southwestern University awarded him an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws degree in 1951. His professional and personal accomplishments were ... in which alcohol played a disastrous part. After the war he returned briefly to the family farm in Alabama, found it grown up in ...

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

FLIPPER, HENRY OSSIAN

... several other American land companies. In 1887 he opened a civil and mining engineering office in Nogales, Arizona. In 1891 the community ... of America. He offered to serve in the Spanish-American War in 1898, but bills in the United States House of Representatives and in the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 08/21/2013 - 08:30 - 0 attachments

LEONARD BROTHERS

... The Leonards were ready for the prosperity of the World War II years. In 1946 construction began on a new building across West First ... desegregate. In the early 1960s, before the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the store's maintenance crew removed the designations ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:51 - 0 attachments