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JOHNSTON, JOSEPH EGGLESTON

... Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1807–1891) Civil War: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints , DeGolyer Library, ... U. Johnson and C. C. Buel's Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (1887–88). Johnston died at his home in Washington, D.C., on ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 01/18/2013 - 12:30 - 0 attachments

FERRIS, JUSTUS WESLEY

... M. D. Rogers of Jefferson. The partners practiced both civil and criminal law. In 1850 Ferris married Mattie J. Crow of Floydsburg, ... He served in this capacity until the end of the Civil War , when he returned to private practice. He established partnerships ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 18:21 - 0 attachments

HERRERA, JOHN J.

... JOHN J. (1910–1986). John J. Herrera, lawyer and civil-rights leader, son of Juan José Herrera, a descendant of the Canary ... With Gustavo C. García , Herrera won two landmark civil rights cases, Delgado vs. Bastrop Independent School District qv ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:01 - 0 attachments

RICHARDSON, THOMAS J. M.

... She died on January 21, 1853. At the outset of the Civil War Richardson lived in Fort Bend County, Texas, and owned a plantation. When the Civil War broke out, he first joined the Twenty-fifth Cavalry as a captain. ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - sdp0076 - 05/26/2011 - 17:58 - 0 attachments

EVANS, RICHARD D.

... Richard D. Evans, noted African-American civil rights attorney and first president of the Texas State Conference of ... in urging its members to use their services to fight civil rights cases for their African-American constituents. In 1936 he was ... Lawyers Civil Rights, Civil, and Constitutional Law ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 08/13/2013 - 09:54 - 0 attachments

VEAL, JESSE TURNBULL

... and farmer, was born in 1824 in Tennessee. During the Civil War , Veal served as a colonel in Third Infantry, Texas State Troops. ... E. Letzring, and John H. Luckey, Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide (Hillsboro, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/23/2011 - 15:16 - 0 attachments

OSWALD, THEODORE

... had moved his family to Galveston, Texas, When the Civil War began Oswald raised his own regiment—the Fourth Infantry ... Minetta Altgelt Goyne, Lone Star and Double Eagle: Civil War Letters of a German-Texas Family (Fort Worth: Texas Christian ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 05/26/2011 - 13:33 - 0 attachments

RAYBURN, LEANDER M.

... was a resident of Gonzales County, Texas. When the Civil War started, Rayburn was mustered into the Eighth Texas Cavalry , ... February 11, 1863. His whereabouts and death following the Civil War are unknown. ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/23/2011 - 08:58 - 0 attachments

PERALES, ALONSO S.

PERALES, ALONSO S. (1898–1960). Alonso S. Perales, civil-rights lawyer and diplomat, was born on October 17, 1898, to Susana ... War I and received an honorable discharge. He took the civil service examination and moved to Washington; it may have been at this ...

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GARRISON, FLEMING HODGES

... a successful farmer and owned five slaves. During the Civil War , he enlisted as a captain in Company C of the Fourteenth Texas ... by: Civil War Biographies ...

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