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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

GOLIAD CAMPAIGN OF 1836

... to Santa Anna to treat Fannin's command as prisoners of war, the Mexican president determined to carry out the decree of December 30, ... by Wallace Woolsey, Memoirs for the History of the War in Texas , Austin: Eakin Press, 1985). Henry Stuart Foote, Texas and the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 17:32 - 0 attachments

NUESTRA SENORA DE LA PURISIMA CONCEPCION DE ACUNA MISSION

... in Blue." In 1719 Spain and France went to war in Europe. News reached the French in Mobile first. Losing no time, they ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 08/26/2011 - 13:28 - 0 attachments

OWENS, RICHARD

... for Col. Robert Garland's Sixth Texas Infantry. After the war Owens continued in his merchandising business until he retired in 1884. He ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:24 - 0 attachments

MADISON COUNTY

... to have been "wild and wooly" before and after the Civil War , was referred to as the "Free State of Madison." Between 1854 and 1873 ...

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BOWEN, JOHN

... [who] stood firm through all the dark days of the [Civil War], as a loyal citizen to the United States." He was buried alongside his ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 11:03 - 0 attachments

DIALECTS

... changes that have taken place in the state since World War II . These social changes include the great influx of non-Texans, the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 17:27 - 0 attachments

SKELLYTOWN, TX

... however, it had risen to 650, due mainly to the growth of war industries. In 1958 the citizens of Skellytown voted to incorporate with a ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 21:34 - 0 attachments

MAHON, GEORGE HERMAN

... A year later he began his service on the subcommittee on War Department appropriations (later the subcommittee on defense ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:43 - 0 attachments