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YEARY, MAMIE ANN

... sympathetic to Confederate ideals long after the Civil War . Due to a long-term physical ailment, Mamie remained with her parents ... States of America and a complete listing of Civil War engagements. Although the book received minimal attention in Yeary's ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:39 - 0 attachments

YOUNG, HARVEY W.

... service in the United States Army during the Mexican War , Young served as sheriff of Ellis County from February 1851 through ... as county judge and county surveyor. During the Civil War , Young served in the Thirtieth Texas Cavalry Regiment, and achieved ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 04/18/2011 - 15:29 - 0 attachments

FOOTE, HENRY STUART

... peace proposals. He was in Europe during the Civil War . His War of the Rebellion (1866) was an effort to justify his part in the war. He ...

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

CAMP WALLACE

... as a training center for antiaircraft units in World War II . It was formally opened on February 1, 1941, and named for Col. Elmer ... distribution center and was used as a boot camp. After the war it became the Naval Personnel Separation Center. It was declared surplus in ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:14 - 0 attachments

WILL-O-THE-WISP

... Will-o-the-Wisp , a sidewheel steamer, was a Civil War blockade runner lost off Galveston while attempting to enter port in ... "Judge William Pinckney Hill Aids the Confederate War Effort," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 68 (July 1964). ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 01/16/2014 - 10:20 - 0 attachments

BRIGADE DISTRICTS

... of the state militia. After the outbreak of the Civil War , a special law of December 25, 1861, organized the state into ... of the districts was suspended with the end of the Civil War. ... by: Civil War General ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 10:18 - 0 attachments

MAYRANT, JOHN WOODRUFF

... and four daughters. At the beginning of the Civil War , Mayrant enlisted as a lieutenant in the Eleventh Texas Cavalry ... was dropped from the unit's roster of officers. After the war, he resided with his wife in Preston Bend, Texas. Mayrant died on September ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - gg0112 - 05/10/2011 - 12:42 - 0 attachments

GREGG, EDWARD PEARSALL

... where he was living at the outbreak of the Civil War . He entered Confederate service in March 1862 as lieutenant colonel of ... commander of the Sixteenth Texas Cavalry at the end of the war. After the war he settled at Marshall, Texas. In 1867 he married Lucie ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 16:34 - 0 attachments

CAMP BOWIE

... major defense construction project in Texas in World War II . The camp was occupied by the end of December 1940 by the 111th ... set up in January 1942, and in August 1943 a prisoner of war camp with a capacity of 3,000 prisoners was established within the post ( ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 15:32 - 0 attachments

YOUNG, HUGH FRANKLIN

... Snively expedition . He served also in the Mexican War as a colonel in the militia. He was chief justice of Red River County in ... the chief justice of Grayson County. During the Civil War he was a reserve brigadier general of state troops and was a procurement ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 22:39 - 0 attachments