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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION EST. 1954
VOLUME 13 NUMBER 4
FEATURES COVER CORNERSTONE
The "Army of Occupation" The Republic is No More..." Mallouf Leaves Office of
at Corpus Christi Texas Joins the Union State Archaeologist 22
By Steven R. Butler 10 By Archie P. McDonald 6
Throughout much of late 1845 and early As Texas President Anson Jones spoke Maritime Art Exhibit
1846, troops under the command of these words, he marked the passage of the Premieres at Galveston's
Brigadier-General Zachary Taylor es- Republic into statehood in the American eas e t useum
tablished camp at present-day Corpus Union - a journey traced in this article. exas Museum
Christi, taking up a defensive position
against Mexico. The troops endured Historical Foundation
great adversities at the coastal camp, but Approves Grant for
played an important part in the story of West Texas Museum 22
The Texas Republic: Celebration Planned 22
An Interpretive Essay
By Paul D. Lack 16 How-To Heritage Programs
The author takes a look at events lead- Scheduled in Austin 22
ing to Texas statehood and examines
the strong feelings of nationalism -- be- Restored Texas State Capito
funde i partby a. grantI from thRestored Texas State Capitol
fore and after the time of the Republic of Receives Nation
Recognition and Award 22
Area History Comes Alive
for West Texas Students 24 THF Establishes Trust for
Dedicated to preserving and promoting State's Legal History 23
the rich history of Texas' Panhandle ON THE COVER
area, the Crosby County Pioneer Me- Original design by Peter Krag of flag and Traditions of Rural People
morial Museum's education department seal of the Republic of Texas. The design Examined at 1996 Event 23
undertook an innovative pilot program, of the Texas national flag later became the
funded in part by a grant from the Texas state flag. Archives Division, Texas State
Historical Foundation, designed to pro- Library. Back cover: Archives Division, TWO Texas Organizations
vide high school students with a sense of Texas State Library; courtesy of the Texas Ranked Among Largest
place. Humanities Resource Center. U.S. Preservation Groups 23
HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation, pertaining to Texas heritage, culture, and preservation activities are given
P.O. Box 50314, Austin, Texas 78763, e.mail THF@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu 1995. priority. Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, and photos or artwork
Opinions expressed by contributing writers do not necessarily reflect those of the accurately labeled. Submissions become the property of Texas Historical
Texas Historical Foundation. THF is a private, nonprofit organization supported Foundation unless accompanied by a self-addressed envelope for return of
by membership dues, contributions, and grants. Unsolicited articles not exceed- documents or literature, and photographs or drawings from archival storage.
ing 2,000 words will be accepted by a review committee for publication. Articles Layout/design by Gene Krane. Printing by Whitley Company, Austin, Texas.
EDITORIAL STAFF of Mexican War Veterans, Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum,
Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson French Legation Museum, Julie Klump, Gene Krane, Paul D. Lack,
CONTRIBUTORS Manuel Matus, Archie P. McDonald, John B. Meadows, John
Archives Division, Texas State Library; Steven R. Butler,Descendants Peterson, Texas Forestry Museum, Texas Humanities Resource Center
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