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HOLLAND, JAMES K.

... in 1842. After serving as a captain during the Mexican War , Holland followed his father in politics by representing Panola and Rusk ... Governor Pendleton Murrah 's staff during the Civil War . Holland was a delegate to the National Union Convention at Philadelphia ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:11 - 0 attachments

NATHUSIUS, OTTO

... 2, 1864. It is presumed that he spent the remainder of the war in Texas. Nathusius returned to Berlin, Germany, after the war and died there on May 7, 1900. ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - gg0112 - 05/25/2011 - 16:27 - 0 attachments

HOLLAND, BIRD

... them to school in Ohio. At the outbreak of the Mexican War Holland was elected captain of Company F of Col. George T. Wood 's ... Davis 's famed First Mississippi Rifles in the Mexican War but died in camp shortly before the battle of Buena Vista. After the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 17:03 - 0 attachments

CANNON, JOHN JOB

... The couple moved to Polk County, Texas, before the Civil War , and John began to establish himself as a physician. J .J. Cannon ... monument at Livingston, Texas. During the course of the war, John Job Cannon was wounded five times. He was in command of the unit when ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/11/2011 - 14:56 - 0 attachments

COOPWOOD, BETHEL

... in 1846 and fought in a cavalry regiment in the Mexican War . In 1854 he moved to California, where he was admitted to the bar. He ... in the cavalry and served until 1863. After the Civil War he spent a year in Coahuila. He contributed articles to and wrote book ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:36 - 0 attachments

JASPER, SELDEN L. B.

... Regiment, Texas Mounted Volunteers, during the Mexican War . He briefly was the first sergeant of the company but resigned his ... Charles D. Spurlin, comp., Texas Veterans in the Mexican War: Muster Rolls of Texas Military Units (Victoria, Texas, 1984). Texas ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:26 - 0 attachments

JARMON, WILLIAM RICHARD

... (1825–1872). William Richard Jarmon, Civil War officer, was born on November 16, 1825, in Madison County, Tennessee. He ... promotion to captain in June 1862 and to major late in the war. For a brief period during the Georgia campaign of 1864 he commanded the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/21/2011 - 15:27 - 0 attachments

GUESS, GEORGE W.

... the murder of Alexander Cockrell . During the Civil War he was elected lieutenant colonel in the Thirty-first Texas Cavalry ... in a federal prison in New Orleans at the end of the war. After the Civil War, Guess was mayor of Dallas from 1866 to 1868. He ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/14/2011 - 07:41 - 0 attachments

WOOD, JOSEPH GEORGE WARREN

... fifty-six slaves in 1850. At some point before the Civil War , Joseph Wood married a woman named Sarah and moved to Titus County, ... the Trans-Mississippi Department for the duration of the war and participated in the 1864 Red River campaign and saw action at ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/19/2011 - 07:47 - 0 attachments

FIRST TEXAS CAVALRY, USA

FIRST TEXAS CAVALRY, USA . During the Civil War Texas contributed two regiments and two battalions of cavalry to the ... under the command of Edmund J. Davis , who, before the war's end, became a brigadier general. The unit was composed of eight ... and reconnaissance duties until the end of the Civil War. In May and June 1865 the regiment was at Vidalia, Louisiana. On June 29, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 18:22 - 0 attachments