[Proof of Military Service in the Battle of San Jacinto for Rufus Campbell]

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Proof of military service in the battle of San Jacinto for Private Rufus Campbell in the spring of 1836. Private Campbell had to leave service after falling sick with the measles. Gibson Kuykendall served as captain of Texas volunteers during the battle and created the document to certify Private Campbell's service.

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[1] p. ; 16 x 20 cm.

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Proof of military service in the battle of San Jacinto for Private Rufus Campbell in the spring of 1836. Private Campbell had to leave service after falling sick with the measles. Gibson Kuykendall served as captain of Texas volunteers during the battle and created the document to certify Private Campbell's service.

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[1] p. ; 16 x 20 cm.

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The Osterhout family papers consist of 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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Kuykendall, Gibson. [Proof of Military Service in the Battle of San Jacinto for Rufus Campbell], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255630/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.