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MANCHESTER, TX (FORT BEND COUNTY)

... County across the Brazos River from Richmond. Before the Civil War Manchester was a railroad terminus and a noted slave market. With the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:55 - 0 attachments

RECTOR, RAY

... Gap, Texas, on November 23, 1884. His father, a Tennessee Civil War veteran, moved to Texas in 1872 and settled in Johnson County. In 1886 the ...

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CABEZA DE VACA, ALVAR NUNEZ

... service to the Spanish crown then and later during a brief civil war in Spain (May 1520–April 1521) won him appointment as treasurer and ...

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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 ...

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MCFADDIN, TX

... County. It was named for Capt. James A. McFaddin , a Civil War veteran and prominent Refugio County cattleman who began ranching at the ...

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ADJUTANT GENERAL

... Responsibilities include providing military aid to state civil authorities and furnishing trained military personnel from the state's ... Texas Air National Guard-in case of national emergency or war. The Adjutant General's Department is located at Camp Mabry in Austin. ...

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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

BAIRFIELD, WINTFRY

... (Anderson) Bairfield. After her husband's death in the Civil War, Sabrina Bairfield returned to her parents' farm in Georgia with her three ...

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CAMP MONTEL

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

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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 ...

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