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Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...
Description: Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...
Description: Book about conflicts between Native Americans and other settlers in Texas.
Creator: Bedford, Hilory G.
True veterans of Texas : an authentic account of the Battle of San Jacinto : a complete list of heroes who fought, bled and died at San Jacinto : doubtful points cleared up
Description: An account of the Battle of San Jacinto written by Sam Houston and sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas. Cover title. "Presented for publication by J.W. Winters, Bigfoot, Texas."
Creator: Houston, Sam; Burnett, David Gouverneur & Winters, J. W.
Description: History of the Third Texas Cavalry, featuring the organization of the unit, accounts of battles in Missouri, the Siege of Corinth, the Battle of Iuka, the surrender at Vicksburg, the Battle of Yazoo City, Kilpatrick's Raid, the Atlanta Campaign, and the end of the war.
Creator: Barron, S. B.
Ross' Texas Brigade : being a narrative of events connected with its service in the late war between the states / By Victor M. Rose.
Description: A history of Ross' Texas Brigade. Includes details on: the organization of the 3rd Regiment Texas Cavalry; the march to Missouri; Battle of Oaks Hills; Mabry and Johnson's Gallant fight; death of Captain Harris; Battle of Chustenahlah; Winterquarters; Van Dorn assumes command; Elk Horn; Battle of Iuka; Battle of Oakland; Campaign in Tennessee and Missippi; Battle of the Wichita; reminiscences of Camp Chase; and the death of Gen. Van Horn. Features biographical sketches of Gen. John S. Griffith; Hon. O. N. Hollingsworth; Col. Elkanah Greer; H. P. Mabry; Gen. J. W. Whitfield; Col. D. W. Jones; Col. Jack Wharton; Col. John H. Broocks; and Gen. Laurence Sullivan Ross.
Creator: Rose, Victor M.
Description: This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Report of the proceedings of the various associations of ex-confederates: held at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th, 1884
Description: This book covers an Ex-confederates meeting held in Dallas County in 1884. Topics covered include a list of members and attendees, scheduled events, entertainment, and excerpts of numerous speeches.
Description: A book featuring a collection of views of Dallas, including: the Old Red Courthouse; a birds eye view of Dallas; the Carnegie Library; Main Street Scene; Post Office; Confederate Monument; City Hall; National Exchange Bank; City National Bank; Titche-Goettinger Co.; Oriental Hotel; Sanger Bros. Building; Columbia School; William B. Travis School; Central High School; City Park; Catholic Cathedral of Sacred Heart; Jewish Temple Emanuel; St. Matthews Cathedral, Episcopal; Methodist Church; St Paul's Sanitarium; Ursuline Convent; St. Mary's College.
Description: Booklet detailing the attractions and rides at Lake Cliff, including a Ferris Wheel, 30 acre lake, and water rides such as "Shoot the chutes." Discusses construction of the park and the managing officers.
Charter, constitution and by-laws, officers and members of Sterling Price Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 31: organized, October 13th, 1889, in the city of Dallas, Texas.
Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Sterling Price Camp No. 31.
Description: Directory of Dallas County Tax Payers in 1896, noting names, post office, acreage, value, city value and personal value.
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.). Assessor.
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