Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Contributing Partner: Panola College
Indian wars and pioneers of Texas / by John Henry Brown.

Indian wars and pioneers of Texas / by John Henry Brown.

Date: [1880]
Creator: Brown, John Henry
Description: A history of pioneers in Texas and their confrontations with local American Indians.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Bird's-Eye View of the Army Occupation, Corpus Christi, Texas, Oct. 1845

Bird's-Eye View of the Army Occupation, Corpus Christi, Texas, Oct. 1845

Date: 1847
Creator: Parsons, Charles
Description: Illustration of a field full of white tents and army personnel next to the Gulf of Mexico with ships on it.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[War Memorial]

[War Memorial]

Date: August 29, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photo of memorial that says, "I shall never surrender or retreat". Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Brownsville, Texas: Gladys Porter Zoo, the Battle of Palo Alto, and South Padre Island]

[Brownsville, Texas: Gladys Porter Zoo, the Battle of Palo Alto, and South Padre Island]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Brownsville, Texas. The video begins in Brownsville's Gladys Porter Zoo and Wildlife Sanctuary, where the camera crew films: lemurs, lions, giraffes, antelopes, tortoises, chimpanzees, monkeys, hummingbirds, gorillas, a Texas Sable Palm jungle, and flamingos. The zoo's Deputy Director Zoologist, Pat Birchfield, and the Sanctuary Manager, Rose Farmer, discuss wildlife in the region. Next, Heritage Historian Walter Plitt lists and describes various sites of historical importance in the Brownsville area, including the Battlefield of Palo Alto, where his interview takes place. He discusses the battle which took place there--the first of the Mexican-American War--and the strategic movements of the Mexican Army, led by Gen. Mariano Arista, and the U.S. Army, led by Gen. Zachary Taylor, during the course of the battle. The video ends on South Padre Island, and this last segment of video shows the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway, Port Isabel lighthouse, and the resort and market activity of the city of South Padre Island. Other footage in the video includes Brownsville Museum and the Southern Lines Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot building.
Contributing Partner: UNT Media Library
Combat Soldiers Running in Field with Helicopters Overhead

Combat Soldiers Running in Field with Helicopters Overhead

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Combat Soldiers Running in Field with Helicopters Overhead
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Soldiers Jumping out of a Helicopter in Combat

Soldiers Jumping out of a Helicopter in Combat

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Six soldiers, armed for combat, jumping from a Headhunters 39 helicopter, made by Bell Helicopters.
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Memorial to Confederate Soldiers and to Their Descendents Who Served in the Spanish American War, World War I or World War II

Memorial to Confederate Soldiers and to Their Descendents Who Served in the Spanish American War, World War I or World War II

Date: unknown
Creator: Thor F. Sanderson
Description: Memorial to Confederate Soldiers and to Their Descendents Who Served in the Spanish American War, World War I or World War II on the lawn of the Tarrant County Courthouse.
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000

The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000

Date: June 2000
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 103.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
[Postcard from the Provost Marshal General of the War Department to Meyer Bodansky - September 23, 1918]

[Postcard from the Provost Marshal General of the War Department to Meyer Bodansky - September 23, 1918]

Date: September 23, 1918
Creator: Moore, H. L.
Description: A postcard from the chairman of the Erie, Pennsylvania selective service board to Dr. Meyer Bodansky requesting acknowledgment of his induction into the United States Medical Department.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
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