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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 ...

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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

HILL COUNTY REBELLION

... History 18 (Winter 1984). Ricky Floyd Dobbs, `A Slow Civil War': Resistance to the Davis Administration in Hill and Walker Counties, 1871 ...

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HOLTZ, HELMUTH HEINRICH DIEDRICH

... maps for Gen. Philip H. Sheridan . After the war Holtz remained in New Orleans, where, on May 2, 1865, he married Babetta ... the city directories from 1866 until 1870 as an engineer, civil engineer, and grocer. Around 1871 he apparently returned to Schleswig, ...

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HARRINGTON, MARGARET [MOTHER ST. PIERRE]

... in 1918 in Washington, D.C., to honor the nuns of the Civil War battlefields. For many years, delegates of the Grand Army of the Republic ...

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RODDENBERRY, EUGENE WESLEY

... Air Medal, and several other decorations. After the war Roddenberry became a pilot with Pan American Airlines and survived a crash ... and Sciences, the Writers Guild of America, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Humanist Association, the Association for ...

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MAHON, GEORGE HERMAN

... first appointments were to the House committees on census, civil service, elections, and insular affairs. In 1939 the Texas delegation ... A year later he began his service on the subcommittee on War Department appropriations (later the subcommittee on defense ...

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FORBES, JOHN

... Santa Anna , Forbes was placed in charge of the spoils of war and acquired Santa Anna's sword. Eventually his reputation was restored, ... Nacogdoches court against Labadie, a suit that was on the civil agenda from 1859 to 1867. Forbes was cleared of all charges. He was ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 09/12/2011 - 11:11 - 0 attachments

MADISON COUNTY

... to have been "wild and wooly" before and after the Civil War , was referred to as the "Free State of Madison." Between 1854 and 1873 ...

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