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The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

Description: Brief histories of the four cavalry regiments (5th, 7th, 8th, and 12th) organized into the First Cavalry Division at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas in 1921. Illustrated with the insignia of the five units.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Johnson's new military map of the United States showing the forts, military posts & all the military divisions with enlarged plans of southern harbors.

Description: Map shows pre-U.S. Civil War military posts, major cities, and boundaries for military divisions by region. Insets: "New Orleans and delta of Mississippi, Louisiana," "Mobile Bay, Alabama," "Entrance to Pensacola Bay, Florida," "Key West, Florida," "Savannah River," "Charleston Harbor, S. Carolina," "Hampton Roads and Norfolk Harbor, Virginia," "Washington and vicinity," and "Baltimore and vicinity." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:10,200,000].
Date: 1861
Creator: Johnson & Browning
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

1861 Petition by Heirs

Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for lands he was entitled to under his impresario contract. The 1861 type-script has a manuscript appended.
Date: 1861
Creator: Jones, William H.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, June 20, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll. He asks her to ask Mr. Ford to find her some place to live while Carroll is in the army, and mentions that he wants to build her a house when he comes home.
Date: June 20, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Civil] War maps and diagrams [Sheet 4].

Description: Maps show early U.S. Civil War military positions as described in titles. Scales not noted.
Date: 1861
Creator: New York Herald
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Civil] War maps and diagrams [Sheet 3].

Description: Maps show early U.S. Civil War military positions as described in titles. Scales not noted.
Date: 1861
Creator: New York Herald
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Civil] War maps and diagrams [Sheet 2].

Description: Maps show early U.S. Civil War military positions as described in titles. Scales not noted.
Date: 1861
Creator: New York Herald
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western territory of the present war [with] Northeastern states.

Description: Map shows state boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, waterways, and notable physical features for central and eastern states; shows roads and railroads on inset. Includes portrait vignettes of "Heroes of successful expeditions" and "Generals of the Union army and their antagonists." Inset: "Topographical map of the country between Fortress Monroe & Richmond." Scale not given.
Date: 1861
Creator: Magnus, Charles
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Civil] War maps and diagrams [Sheet 1].

Description: Maps show early U.S. Civil War military positions as described in titles. Scales not noted.
Date: 1861
Creator: New York Herald
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, July 4, 1861]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll discussing his service with the army, and their upcoming movement to the North. He comments on a pair of pants his wife made for him, and requests that she tell their daughter to be good.
Date: July 4, 1861
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

Civil War Military Band

Description: Photograph of a civil war band. The band consists of three rows of men in matching uniforms and carrying various instruments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Colton's Louisiana.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Louisiana railroads, roads, counties/parishes, township grid, cities, towns, swamps, and notable physical features. Scale [ca. 1:1,650,000].
Date: 1861
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's new military map of the United States showing the forts, military posts &c. with enlarged plans of southern harbors. From authentic data obtained at the War Department, Washington.

Description: Map shows the geography, settlements, forts, military posts, and ports in the mid-nineteenth century United States. Insets: "New Orleans and delta of Mississippi, Louisiana," "Mobile Bay, Ala.," "Entrance to Pensacola Bay, Florida," "Key West, Florida," "Savannah River," "Charleston Harbor, S. Carolina," "Hampton Roads and Norfolk harbor, Virginia," "Washington and vicinity," and "Baltimore and vicinity." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:10,137,600]
Date: 1861
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library