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The treachery in Texas, the secession of Texas, and the arrest of the United States officers and soldiers serving in Texas. Read before the New-York Historical Society, June 25, 1861. By Major J. T. Sprague, U. S. A.

Description: The treachery in Texas, the secession of Texas, and the arrest of the United States officers and soldiers serving in Texas. Read before the New-York Historical Society, June 25, 1861. By Major J. T. Sprague, U. S. A.
Date: 1862
Creator: Sprague, John Titcomb
Partner: UNT Libraries

Confederate_Veteran_Ledger_Large

Description: A ledger assembled between 1892-1895 containing a list of Confederate Veterans in the Abilene-Taylor County area of West Texas. The first pages list name, rank, current age at time of membership, company regiment, service date, brigade, army, whether wounded and whether a prisoner or not, place of birth, and name of the state where the individual enlisted. Notes of service include such information as "Was captured on British Steamer" or "Paroled at Vicksburg." The minutes in this ledger are dated May 2, 1895.
Date: 1892/1895
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

James Osborn Sellers

Description: Photograph of a daguerreotype picturing James Osborn Sellers in the late 1850s. He was killed in 1864 during the Civil War. He was Ethel C. Bryant's maternal grandfather. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: 1857~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Frank Asbury Christian

Description: Photograph of a daguerreotype made in 1850s of Frank Asbury Christian, father of Fealon Vaun Christian. He died in the Civil War on Sept 17, 1864. Frank Christian was Ethel C. Bryant's paternal grandfather. Fealon and Rachel Christian were her parents. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Jeremiah "Dock" Bryant

Description: Photograph of Jeremiah "Dock" Bryant at the age of 99, seated in a wheelchair wearing a hat. Note the dark indention over his left eye, where he was wounded in the Civil War. He was M.D. Bryant's grandfather. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library