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INDIAN WARS AND PIONEERS OF TEXAS.
Was born April 24, 1834. His parents were
Judah and Henrietta Hirsch, of Darmstadt, Germany,
both of whom died before he came to America.
He was educated at Darmstadt and left home in
1852, and went to Havre, France, where he secured
a position as clerk in an emigrant furnishing store,
where he remained until 1853, and then took passage
to New Orleans, from which city he, with three
hundred other passengers, started to St. Louis,
Mo., aboard the Mississippi steamer Uncle Sam.
Cholera broke out on the boat and fifty-three passengers
died before reaching Memphis, where Mr.
Hirsch left the vessel and took another for St.
Louis. There he secured a place with Greeley
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