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HARE, SILAS

... after his father's death in 1835. During the Mexican War Hare was a private in the First Indiana Infantry under Col. James. P. ... family was living in Mesilla, New Mexico, when the Civil War broke out. In June 1861 United States troops evacuated Fort Stanton, near ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 17:50 - 0 attachments

RESERVATION WAR

RESERVATION WAR . From 1854 to 1859 the Texas reservation system gave brief, hopeful signs ... a reservation system to avoid an impending Indian war within its borders. Governor Peter Hansborough Bell responded in ... Increased tensions in Kansas in 1855 and the Mormon War in Utah two years later resulted in the removal of many federal troops from ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 21:05 - 0 attachments

BURFORD, NATHANIEL MACON

... Nathaniel Macon Burford, attorney, judge, and Civil War soldier, was born on June 24, 1824, in Smith County, Tennessee, to John ... bar in 1845. He volunteered for service in the Mexican War , but by the time he got to Knoxville the state's quota had been filled. ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 10:49 - 0 attachments

DAVIS, JEFFERSON

Jefferson Davis (1808–1889) Civil War: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints , DeGolyer Library, Central ... Rio Grande. He served with distinction in the Mexican War and was elected to the United States Senate in 1847. He resigned from the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 01/18/2013 - 12:29 - 0 attachments

VEAL, JESSE TURNBULL

... farmer, was born in 1824 in Tennessee. During the Civil War , Veal served as a colonel in Third Infantry, Texas State Troops. The ... Troops did not fight in any battles. Following the war, Veal ran a farm near Jefferson, Marion County, Texas. Sometime before 1870 ...

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

TEEL, TREVANION THEODORE

... Indiana Infantry regiment for service in the Mexican War . He was elected the company's first sergeant and later promoted to first ... his father was serving as a surgeon. At the end of the war the Teel family moved to San Antonio, Texas, and subsequently to Lockhart, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:38 - 0 attachments

STONE, BARTON WARREN, JR.

... in the election of Abraham Lincoln. But when the Civil War began he obtained authority to raise a cavalry regiment for service under ... Max Lale and Hobart Key, Jr., The Civil War Letters of David R. Garrett (Marshall, Texas: Port Caddo, 1963?). William ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 11/02/2011 - 10:59 - 0 attachments

GARRISON, FLEMING HODGES

... farmer and owned five slaves. During the Civil War , he enlisted as a captain in Company C of the Fourteenth Texas Cavalry ... on April 20, 1863. He spent time in hospitals during the war due to pneumonia and resigned on May 17, 1864, because of a recurring lung ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/13/2011 - 22:10 - 0 attachments

TIN HORN WAR

TIN HORN WAR . The name Tin Horn War is given to a series of minor disturbances along the Mexican border that ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:46 - 0 attachments

OSWALD, THEODORE

... had moved his family to Galveston, Texas, When the Civil War began Oswald raised his own regiment—the Fourth Infantry Battalion, ... German Battalion—and served as major. Following the war he and his family moved to Columbus, Texas, where he worked as a merchant. ...

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