Description: A history of Ross' Texas Brigade. Includes details on: the organization of the 3rd Regiment Texas Cavalry; the march to Missouri; Battle of Oaks Hills; Mabry and Johnson's Gallant fight; death of Captain Harris; Battle of Chustenahlah; Winterquarters; Van Dorn assumes command; Elk Horn; Battle of Iuka; Battle of Oakland; Campaign in Tennessee and Missippi; Battle of the Wichita; reminiscences of Camp Chase; and the death of Gen. Van Horn. Features biographical sketches of Gen. John S. Griffith; Hon. O. N. Hollingsworth; Col. Elkanah Greer; H. P. Mabry; Gen. J. W. Whitfield; Col. D. W. Jones; Col. Jack Wharton; Col. John H. Broocks; and Gen. Laurence Sullivan Ross.
Description: This book covers an Ex-confederates meeting held in Dallas County in 1884. Topics covered include a list of members and attendees, scheduled events, entertainment, and excerpts of numerous speeches.
Description: An account of the Battle of San Jacinto written by Sam Houston and sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas. Cover title. "Presented for publication by J.W. Winters, Bigfoot, Texas."
Description: This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.
Description: Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...
Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Description: Booklet detailing the attractions and rides at Lake Cliff, including a Ferris Wheel, 30 acre lake, and water rides such as "Shoot the chutes." Discusses construction of the park and the managing officers.