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Valley of the Red River, La. from Mississippi River to Shreveport

Description: Map of the Red River Campaign during the Civil War, lasting from March to May 1864. The map shows locations of battle sites between Union and Confederate soldiers, including the Battle of Mansfield and the Battle of Pleasant Hill; the approximate date and/or time of battles; and routes traveled by soldiers. The map also includes towns, additional notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:316,800] (5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1865
Creator: Von Kamecke, Theo
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the Seat of War in Virginia

Description: Map of southeastern Virginia showing state and county boundaries, cities and towns, rivers, roads, and railroads. Battlefields are specifically identified and labeled with a date. An inset map in the lower-left corner, titled "N.W. Virginia or the Panhandle," has markings for important cities and railroads. Relief shown in hachures. No scale indicated.
Date: 1861?
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Monument to Confederate Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a small stone monument to the fallen Confederate soldiers during the Civil War, in front of the Caldwell County courthouse in Lockhart, Texas. Trees are visible on the courthouse lawn behind the monument.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Confederate Monument by Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a monument to the fallen soldiers of the Confederacy during the Civil War, in front of the Caldwell County courthouse in Lockhart, Texas. Trees are visible behind the monument, on the courthouse grounds.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Colton's New Map of the State of Texas

Description: Full color atlas map by county of the state of Texas, showing county towns, post offices, forts, railroads, roads, and water bodies. Map includes a note describing the significance of selecting this map for reproduction to depict American expansionism and three inset maps, located in the lower-left corner ("Plan of the Northern Part of Texas," "Plan of Galveston Bay," and "Plan of Sabine Lake"). Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,118,400] (appropriately 65 miles to the inch).
Date: 1861
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail roads operated during the war from 1862-1866, as military lines

Description: Map of the United States showing military railroads in the Mid-Atlantic, Mideast, and Southern states during the American Civil War. The map includes towns, forts, rivers, state boundaries, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Railroad gauge indicated by color in bottom-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:1,900,800] (30 miles to the inch).
Date: 1866
Creator: McCallum, D. C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Base of a Monument]

Description: Photograph of a base of a monument to the soldiers of the Confederate States of America on the lawn of the Bastrop County courthouse in Bastrop, Texas.
Date: March 9, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

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

[Statue in Confederate Memorial Plaza]

Description: Photograph of a statue of a soldier under the archway leading into the Confederate Memorial Plaza in Anderson, Texas. There is a Confederate flag flying behind the statue, and there are benches and trees in the background.
Date: February 14, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Map of the Butterfield Trail, Through Taylor County, Texas

Description: Map of the Butterfield Trail mail route in Taylor County, Texas, in service between September 1858 and 1861, from St. Louis, Missouri, to San Fransisco, California. Map includes water bodies, blocks of land, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:82,368
Date: November 1924
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Richard C. Daly's Account to Harry Warren on Jan. 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas

Description: Richard C. Daly's account to Harry Warren, Deputy Collector of Customs, on January 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas. Daly arrived in Presidio, Texas, in 1866, after a long stint in the U.S. Army (fought in the Civil War). Daly gives a description of the men, and their wives and children, living in the town during that time.
Date: January 15, 1907
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Richard C. Daly's Account to Harry Warren on January 15, 1907, of Presidio, Texas

Description: Richard C. Daly's account to Harry Warren, Deputy Collector of Customs, on January 15, 1907, at Presidio, Texas. Daly arrived in Presidio, Texas, in 1866, after a long stint in the U.S. Army (fought in the Civil War). Daly gives a description of the men, and their wives and children, living in the town during that time.
Date: January 15, 1907
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[News Script: Cemetery]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an old cemetery near Mansfield being restored and cleaned up by historically-minded citizens.
Date: March 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections