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Portrait of Winfield Scott

Description: Engraved portrait print of Winfield Scott (part b), and map of the Battle of Buena Vista
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Postcard of the Battle of Ocotlán]

Description: Postcard of the scene of the Battle of Ocotlán. Troops converge on a town atop a hill.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

World War I Scenes

Description: Copy negative of two pictures from World War I with notes printed on them in French. The top picture is of the Port of Ferriere in Martigues with the canal and boats on the right, and a road and buildings on the left. The bottom picture is of the ruins of a structure in a field after the Battle of the Ourcq, part of the First Battle of the Marne.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to Frances Vanzant - February 1939]

Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. Frances Vanzant acknowledging the receipt of a previous letter concerning the treatment of a young patient injured in battle. Dr. Bodansky gives Dr. Vanzant an assurance that the patient will be cared for and lists several doctors he has contacted concerning the man's care. Dr. Bodansky also gives his regrets that is may be sometime until he is able to visit Dr. Vanzant.
Date: February 1, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Item Type: Book
Partner: Panola College

[Speech delivered in memory of the Battle of San Jacinto]

Description: Speech delivered in the memory of all those who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto by Carlos E. Castañeda. The soldiers at the Battle of San Jacinto willingly sacrificed their lives to fight for the cause of liberty and freedom. The type-written copy of the speech contains hand-written edits by the author.
Date: unknown
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Taking a Shot]

Description: Photograph of a group of revolutionaries behind a building taking cover while one of their comrades shoots at the enemy. The man in the center of the photo is shooting while the man behind him is loading his rifle. The four men on the right hand side of the photo await their turn.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Two Artillery Guns]

Description: Photograph of two wheeled artillery pieces on the muddy ground during a fire fight. A few soldiers are visible by the wheels.
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Description: This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).
Date: [c. 1925]
Creator: Steele, Alfonso
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Totem, Yearbook of McMurry College, 1969

Description: Yearbook for McMurry College in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the college, student body, professors, and organizations. Name index starts on page 242.
Date: 1969
Creator: McMurry College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Letter from Harry Goldstein]

Description: Typed letter to the family of Private Harold Gilbert from a fellow soldier named Harry Goldstein, sent from Marseilles. The letter describes the sinking of a troop transport ship, Dec. 25, 1944, in which in which Gilbert was killed.
Date: August 9, 1945
Creator: Goldstein, Harry
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

The Battle-Field of San Jacinto : An Historical Sketch

Description: A book about the Battle of San Jacinto; from the title page: "A concise treatment of the causes which brought about the battle, the results which flowed from it, and the character and qualities of the man who composed the Texas Army."
Date: unknown
Creator: Kittrell, Norman G. (Norman Goree), 1849-1927
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Item Type: Map
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?
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Tribute of Respect]

Description: Tribute of Respect to the Officers and Soldiers of the First N. Y. Veteran Cavalry written by E. S. Watson, a member of Company "F." The tribute includes an introduction detailing the camaraderie felt between those who serve together during active duty as well as a poem that tells the tale of the First N. Y. Veteran Cavalry.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watson, E. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard,Jr, June 21, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr., detailing news about his time in the camps by the White River in Arkansas and the news includes: the present location of David's regiment who has set up camps on the White River near De Valls, Arkansas; a dialogue about his company who attempted to travel to "Charles town" (Charleston, AR) by boat,fifty miles away, on the night of June the 16th only to discover the "feds" had captured the town that day; a discussion about marching to meet the company who was traveling to "Charles town"; an account of how his company prepared for battle on June the 18th; a detailed dialogue on the reason why they took a "stand"; a discussion about the fight at Charleston, AR; an account of the post-battle preparations of the regiment located near De Valls Bluff, AR; updates on his health and the health of his fellow soldiers; and a dialogue about selling his pony in Little Rock AR.
Date: June 21, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Battle Aftermath]

Description: Photograph of the aftermath of a battle in a village, with several overturned tanks next to a dirt road, and buildings in the distance.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Damaged Buildings in Singling, France]

Description: Photograph of a battle damaged building next to a muddy road in Singling, France. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "This is place where we first went into battle. Had our first deaths here."
Date: December 7, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Transcript of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, March 13, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing Henry Moore's experience as a cavalryman in a Confederate regiment during the Battle of Pea Ridge. He describes terrible weather, engaging the Union soldiers, and eventually retreating.
Date: March 13, 1862
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections