[Envelope to Lieutenant Jeff Thompson, August 18]

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Envelope to Lieutenant Jeff Thompson at Johnson's Island near Sandusky, Ohio. The envelope is stamped for August 18 and while no year can be seen, Jeff Thompson was held there when his company was captured during the Civil War.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 14 cm.

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Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. Former Texas presidents Sam Houston and Anson Jones served on the board of trustees. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Envelope to Lieutenant Jeff Thompson at Johnson's Island near Sandusky, Ohio. The envelope is stamped for August 18 and while no year can be seen, Jeff Thompson was held there when his company was captured during the Civil War.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 14 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters. John Patterson Osterhout published The Bellville Countryman and was influential in the area.

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  • April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865

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[Envelope to Lieutenant Jeff Thompson, August 18], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255322/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.