Civil War Collection, 1860-1972 | East Texas Research Center
By Natasha McClanahan, 1994
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 00/00/1931. More info below under Accruals.
Access Restrictions: Open for research.
Acquisition Method: Gift
Browse by Box:
- Box 1
- Folder 1
a. Roster of 86 soldiers who served with Co. H, 4th Reg., Texas Cavalry, of Nacogdoches County. Includes information on discharge, death or desertion, ca. 1886.
b. Article, The Redland Herald, "Company A, 17th Texas Cavalry," of Nacogdoches County, by W. P. Fears, ca. 1930. Typed transcription. Named in the article are: Sib(Sebron) Noble, Henry Curl, W. M. Burrows, Hickory Blackwell, George F. Moore, James R. Taylor, H. C. Hancock, John Birdwell, James Gunning, W. P. Fears, T. J. Rusk, James Haltom, General Polignac, General Walker, and General Green.
c. Article, The Redland Herald, "Flat Woods," by Miss Addie Birdwell, re her father's service in Co. A, 17th Texas Cavalry, ca. 1930. Typed transcription. Named in the article are: W.P. Fears, Jack Murphy, George Weaver, Billy Birdwell, Lon Cartwright, and John Birdwell.
- Folder 2
a. Roster of soldiers from Angelina County, by Dr. Gail Medford, ca. 1968. Typescript.
b. List of 13 Confederate Veterans from Angelina County, ca. 1960. Handwritten.
c. Roster of Captain Brown's Company, Angelina County, ca. October 1968. Typescript.
d. Roster, Company D, 7th Texas Cavalry, Angelina County, ca. October, 1968. Typescript.
e. Article, The Daily Sentinel, re: Company D, 7th Regiment, Texas Mounted Volunteers, "The Angelina Troop." May 10, 1972.
f. Article, The Galveston Tri-Weekly, re: Angelina County Captain Rhodes passing through San Augustine to join the Planter's Life Guard Regiment in New Orleans, Saturday, 1862. Typed transcription.
- Folder 3
a. Letter, W. S. Herndin, Velasco [Tex.] to J. T. Garnett [Smith County] December 9, 1862. Original and photocopy.
b. Letter, J. Bates, Lt. Col. Commanding Bates Battalion, Velasco, Texas, "To all whom it may concern," granting furlough to J. T. Garnett [Smith County] December 9, 1862. Original and photocopy.
c. Letter, Helen, Crockett, Texas, to "My Dearest Husband," September 13, 1864. Photocopy and typed transcription.
d. Letter, Bayou Rapids, to "My Own Helen," June 19, 1864. Photocopy and typed transcription.
- Folder 4
a. Letter, J. S. Griffith, Bouy [Bowie] County, Texas, to brother and Nancy Griffith, October 2, 1862.
b. Letter, A. S. Wallace, Arcadelphia [sic], Arkansas, to Sarah H. Wallace, September 2, 1862. Original (with handwritten transcription and some genealogical information).
c. Letter, W. F. Mills, Camp Near Mansfield, Louisiana, to "Father and Mother," April 12, 1864. Typed transcription. (Letter appeared in the San Augustine Tribune, Historical Edition, Thursday, December 5, 1935).
- Folder 5: Letter, B. Fuller, In charge of Inspection Office, to F. B. Sexton, House of Reps. re: Nacogdoches mail route, October 8, 1862
- Folder 6: H. J. Campbell, discharge certificate from the Army of the Confederate States, May 25, 1865
- Folder 7: Special order, Head-Quarters Conscript Service, Austin, declaring employees of Sawyer, Risher & Hail and J. C. Bradfield, mail contractors, exempt from Conscript Act, August 1, 1863
- Folder 8: Confederate tax receipts, 1861, 1862, 1863
- Folder 9: Confederate soldier's song, "Run Yank or Die." Found among papers of J. E. Harling of Belton, Texas, who was a Confederate soldier, ca. 1864
- Original, transcription, and a photocopy [image]
- Folder 10: Original and typed transcription. Speech, "The Southern Youth"
- Folder 11
a. General Order No. 132, U. S. Commanding officer, San Antonio, Texas, to Officers and soldiers of the 1st Brigade, September 4, 1865. [image]
b. Address to U. S. Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, ca. 1863.
- Folder 12: Diary of First Sergeant H. N. Connor, ca. 1861-64
- Transcript edited by W. T. Block. Includes copy of Conner's discharge from the Army of Confederate States