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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 ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 21:18 - 0 attachments

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 ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/09/2012 - 15:35 - 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

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 ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:33 - 0 attachments

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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JASPER COUNTY

... (later named Evadale). By 1860, just before the Civil War , the county had grown to include 250 farms encompassing more than 275,000 ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:32 - 0 attachments

SPIESS, HERMANN

... and antislavery ( see GERMAN ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CIVIL WAR ). In 1851 Spiess was married to Lena Spiess , the Mexican girl whose ...

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HASINAI INDIANS

... ( xinesi ), a religious leader regarded as the head civil chief. Subordinate to him were the chiefs or caddis of the individual ... in councils of the principal men. There were also elected war chiefs whose authority was confined to the period of campaign. The visible ...

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TRINITY RIVER

... from the river's mouth. Navigation fell off during the Civil War , but in 1868 Job Boat No. 1 reached Dallas with a cargo, after a ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/30/2010 - 19:26 - 0 attachments

LOCKRIDGE, JOSEPH EDWIN

... He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and passed the exam for admission to the Texas State Bar in 1960. That same ... the Dallas Urban League, the policy council of the Dallas Civil Defense and Disaster Commission, and the Dallas County Mental Health and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 05/21/2013 - 12:47 - 0 attachments