The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Brief histories of the four cavalry regiments (5th, 7th, 8th, and 12th) organized into the First Cavalry Division at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas in 1921. Illustrated with the insignia of the five units.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Johnson's new military map of the United States showing the forts, military posts & all the military divisions with enlarged plans of southern harbors.

Johnson's new military map of the United States showing the forts, military posts & all the military divisions with enlarged plans of southern harbors.

Date: 1861
Creator: Johnson & Browning
Description: Map shows pre-U.S. Civil War military posts, major cities, and boundaries for military divisions by region. Insets: "New Orleans and delta of Mississippi, Louisiana," "Mobile Bay, Alabama," "Entrance to Pensacola Bay, Florida," "Key West, Florida," "Savannah River," "Charleston Harbor, S. Carolina," "Hampton Roads and Norfolk Harbor, Virginia," "Washington and vicinity," and "Baltimore and vicinity." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:10,200,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States.

Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States.

Date: [1861]
Creator: Steinwehr, A. von (Adolph), 1822-1877
Description: Map shows distribution of slave population, state and territorial boundaries, and major cities; agricultural products for the southern states on inset. Includes table of statistics and key to map. Insets: "British Isles on the same scale" and "Products of the Southern States." Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Reciept  for the Weekly Union and American, 1861]

[Reciept for the Weekly Union and American, 1861]

Date: March 14, 1861
Creator: Griffith, J. O.
Description: Receipt for the Tri-Weekly Union and American (the "Tri" has been crossed out) for L. Moore of Unionville, Tennessee. The subscription was good from March 14, 1861 to September 14, 1861 and cost one dollar.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]

[Transcript of letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]

Date: 1861
Creator: Wallace, Bettie
Description: Transcript of letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore and a male relative. Included is local and family news, including marriages, deaths, and Uncle Add buying a slave for $1,000.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]

[Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore, 1861]

Date: 1861
Creator: Wallace, Bettie
Description: Letter from Bettie Wallace to Elvira Moore and a male relative. Included is local and family news, including marriages, deaths, and Uncle Add buying a slave for $1,000.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
1861 Petition by Heirs

1861 Petition by Heirs

Date: 1861
Creator: Jones, William H.
Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for lands he was entitled to under his impresario contract. The 1861 type-script has a manuscript appended.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission
[Transcript of letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 22, 1861]

[Transcript of letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 22, 1861]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll telling her when he will be home. He mentions that the Indians claim they are on the side of the South.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott
[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, June 20, 1861]

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, June 20, 1861]

Date: June 20, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll. He asks her to ask Mr. Ford to find her some place to live while Carroll is in the army, and mentions that he wants to build her a house when he comes home.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott
[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, July 8, 1861]

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, July 8, 1861]

Date: July 8, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll thanking her for eye salve she sent to him, and discussing the health of the men in his regiment.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott
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