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SATANTA

... first time Indian chiefs were forced to stand trial in a civil court. Predictably, the Jacksboro jury convicted the two men and ... Panhandle were again under siege as Kiowa and Comanche war parties attempted to halt the destruction of the buffalo herds. On ...

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

AUSTIN, STEPHEN FULLER

... with Sterling C. Robertson . Austin had complete civil and military authority over his colonists until 1828, subject to rather ... Texas, as chairman of a central committee at San Felipe. War began at Gonzales on October 1. Austin was elected to command the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 01/27/2014 - 11:52 - 0 attachments

WAGSTAFF, ROBERT MCALPINE

... to the bar in 1916. After the United States declared war on Germany, he was sent back to Abilene to organize Company I, Seventh ... . He was a member of many organizations: the Texas Civil Judicial Council (1953–59), the American Judicature Society, the state ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:18 - 0 attachments

MCELROY, GEORGE ALBERT

... was one of the decorated veterans of the Spanish-American War who charged San Juan Hill with Theodore Roosevelt. Educated in the public ... media “blacked out” or refused to publicize civil rights demonstrations, the students turned to McElroy, who kept the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - tmj0068 - 08/15/2013 - 12:57 - 0 attachments

COPE, MILLARD LEWIS

... Governor Daniel also appointed him a member of the Texas Civil War Centennial Commission, for which service he received an award from the ...

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

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE

... also received liaison-pilot training. The last year of the war the base became the only helicopter-pilot training school in the nation and ... in aircraft maintenance, transportation, communication, civil engineering, and field training. The population of the base reached ...

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SANCHEZ, GEORGE ISIDORE

... included the Alianzo Hispano-Americana, the American Civil Liberties Union, LULAC, the American G.I. Forum , and the Mexican ... and the record than party affiliation. During World War II he was a Latin-American consultant to the United States Office of ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 21:38 - 0 attachments

LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS

... cattle, and the salt lakes near El Paso ( see SALT WAR OF SAN ELIZARIO ). Some Mexican Americans were lynched, while Gregorio ... and some businessmen. The party favored expanding the civil rights of minorities, improving education, and developing economically, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:54 - 0 attachments

PORTSCHELLER, HEINRICH

... that operated in northern Mexico. As the tide of war turned against Maximilian's forces, the northern units were often left to ... to Monterrey, Nuevo León, to construct a building for the Civil College (destroyed in 1962). He died in 1915 and was buried in the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:39 - 0 attachments

ANGLO-AMERICAN COLONIZATION

... those wishing to marry because there was no provision for civil ceremonies, and only priests had authority to perform nuptial rites. ... loans when agricultural prices declined at the end of the War of 1812 and bankers demanded immediate payment. Faced with seizure of their ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/09/2010 - 17:28 - 0 attachments