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CARTER, BENJAMIN F.

... wife and two of his children died early into the Civil War . Carter was one of many Travis County members of the American party , ... Jay Gage, "The City of Austin on the Eve of the Civil War," Southwestern Historical Quarterly , 63 (January 1960). Larry Jay ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/06/2011 - 15:37 - 0 attachments

WORK, PHILIP ALEXANDER

... or Confederate, in a single day of fighting during the war. His father, Dr. John Work, was assistant surgeon of the First Texas ... Texas Infantry on November 12, 1863, was accepted by the War Department in January 1864. He returned to Texas and, after recovering his ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 04/03/2011 - 16:03 - 0 attachments

VONTRESS, EDWARD HUGHES

... McCulloch, and Brown, until the outbreak of the Civil War. In November 1861 Vontress was granted a three-month leave from his ... Pre-Civil War When See related articles by: ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - rma0100 - 07/18/2014 - 12:58 - 0 attachments

CONFEDERATE RESEARCH CENTER

... to scholarly research in such fields as the Civil War , the Confederate States of America, and the role of Texas in the war and the Confederacy. It houses a 3,500-volume library, as well as numerous ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 17:08 - 0 attachments

BANKS, NATHANIEL PRENTISS

... Nathaniel Prentiss Banks (1816–1894) Civil War: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints , DeGolyer Library, Central ... Red River Campaign: Politics and Cotton in the Civil War (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1958). Robert L. Kerby, Kirby Smith's ...

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

RAYBURN, LEANDER M.

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

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

WALTON, WILLIAM MARTIN

... G. Sneed that lasted until the outbreak of the Civil War . An ardent secessionist, Walton served through the first year of the war as private secretary to Governor Francis R. Lubbock . On March 2, 1862, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 11:51 - 0 attachments

WILLIS, LEONIDAS M.

... sons and two daughters. At the outbreak of the Civil War , Willis, who owned five slaves, volunteered for service with the ... the Mississippi River for most of the remainder of the war. He resigned as lieutenant colonel on February 4, 1865, three months before ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/21/2011 - 07:19 - 0 attachments

HOWARD, HENRY PEYTON

... age of sixteen. He enlisted for service in the Mexican War and was commended for bravery at the battle of Buena Vista. After the war he returned to Washington, studied medicine, then returned to San Antonio ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:05 - 0 attachments

VAL VERDE BATTERY

... of the battery and retained it until the end of the war. In the summer and fall of 1863 the Val Verde battery served with Gen. ... were exhumed. The two six-pounders that had survived the war had badly deteriorated, but the two three-inch rifles survived and are ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 12:15 - 0 attachments