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NOTES AND FRAGMENTS
August Santleben, author of A Texas Pioneer (reviewed in THE
QUARTERLY, XV, 91), died at his home in San Antonio, Septem-
ber 18, 1911.
Mrs. M. Wheeler, Treasurer of the Texas Division, U. D. C.,
died at Victoria, December 15, 1911.
Thomas Scurry, former Adjutant General of Texas, died at
Dallas, December 17, 1911.
Andrew B. Briscoe died at San Antonio, January 28, 1912.
Captain Sam B. Barron died at Palestine, February 2, 1912.
Captain Barron's home was Rusk, where he had lived since 1854.
He was the author of The Lone Star Defenders: A Chronicle of
the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.
Judge James H. Robertson died at Austin, March 2, 1912.
A sketch of the life of the late Senator Walter Tips, written by
his friend, Dr. H. L. Hilgaxtner, was printed in the Austin States-
man, January 21, 1912.
A description of the Southern soldiers' monument to be erected
at Victoria, and unveiled June 3, 1912, was printed in the Hous-
ton Post, December 9, 1911, page 8.
Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 15, July 1911 - April, 1912. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101056/. Accessed March 2, 2015.