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Confederate Memorial, Kaufman County

Description: Photograph of a Confederate Memorial in Kaufman County, Texas. It is a tall monument, with a statue of a soldier carrying a rifle at the top of it. There is a carving of a pair of crossed rifles under the statue, and text around the base of the monument.
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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First National Bank, Kaufman

Description: Photograph of the First National Bank in Kaufman. It has four columns in front of the entrance. The two innermost columns have signs on them. The left sign reads "Gift shop" and the other says "Tea room".
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Historic Plaque, Colonel Isham Chisum

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque. It reads "Colonel Isham Chisum (1818-1884) One of the leading early citizens of Kaufman County. Represented the county in Texas Secession Convention, Jan. - March 1861. Later in 1861, he fought in Confederate Cavalry of Col. Tom Green in New Mexico campaign. As Colonel of 2nd Partisan Rangers, Walker's Division, fought at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill (La.), in Red River campaign to prevent a Federal invasion of Texas in 1864. A cousin of Jesse Chisholm, who pioneered famous Chisholm Cattle Trail, and of cattle baron John Simpson Chisum, Col. Chisum married Charlotte Martin. They have many descendants in Texas. (1971)"
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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