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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 1.

Description: Volume one of a two-volume set gives a historical overview of slavery and the abolition movement in the U.S., records events leading to secession, and details political and military action early in the Civil War. Chapter XII (pp. 147-177) discusses the annexation of Texas to the United States. Analytical index begins on p. 633.
Date: 1864
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Old Flag (Tyler, Tex.), Volume 1, Number 3, March 15th, 1864

Description: Newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, in Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included is a work of fiction by D. K. Meigh entitled "High-Bird, or, The League of Blood! A Tale of the Mysteries and Miseries of Ford City, Texas," an obituary, and other various news and advertisements.
Date: March 15, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Letter from J. L. Halbert to Fanny Halbert - December 13, 1864]

Description: Letter from J. L. Halbert to his wife, Fanny Halbert, dated December 12, 1864. The letter gives an update on his health as well as instructions regarding her possible acquisition of a servant, and includes a few rumors he has heard regarding the war (Civil War). Included with the original letter is a typed transcript.
Date: December 13, 1864
Creator: Halbert, J. L.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College