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SHARP, JOHN HENRY

... in which alcohol played a disastrous part. After the war he returned briefly to the family farm in Alabama, found it grown up in little pine trees instead of cotton, married his pre-war sweetheart in Louisiana, then migrated to Texas in a wagon train, finally ...

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

SEALS OF TEXAS

... seal was apparently broken or lost during the Archive War of December 1842, and the Land Office ordered a replacement seal that had ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:09 - 0 attachments

BRANNIN, LAURA HAECKL

... is a magic word–one of the most powerful deterrents to war." Just prior to her death, she and her husband established the Laura and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 11:04 - 0 attachments

NUESTRA SENORA DEL ESPIRITU SANTO DE ZUNIGA MISSION

... La Bahía was affected by episodes of the Mexican War of Independence against Spain, notably Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 's ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 01/03/2013 - 16:08 - 0 attachments

FLORENCE, FRED FARREL

... Association in 1934, served on the National Defense and War Loan committee (1941–44), chaired the Credit Policy Commission of the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 18:09 - 0 attachments

LATIMER, ALBERT HAMILTON

... of his age, Latimer was able to remain in Texas during the war without jeopardizing his Unionist credentials. He was appointed state ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:10 - 0 attachments

HAYNIE, JOHN

... conference in 1846 and assigned to Corpus Christi. When war with Mexico broke out, he returned to his family in Rutersville and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 17:44 - 0 attachments

POINSETT, JOEL ROBERTS

... controversy, served four years as secretary of war under Martin Van Buren, and spent his last days on a South Carolina ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:55 - 0 attachments

MIX, THOMAS EDWIN

... in Denver for the use of the British military in the Boer War. He supposedly went to South Africa in an unofficial capacity and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:49 - 0 attachments

MOLLHAUSEN, HEINRICH BALDUIN

... Grand Canyon." Möllhausen received from the secretary of war the appointment of "artist and collector in natural history." The ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:39 - 0 attachments