Galveston Weekly News (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 1, Ed. 1, Tuesday, April 9, 1861, newspaper, April 9, 1861; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79914/m1/1/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .